Trump Acquitted with Bill Cassidy One of Seven Republicans to Vote on Conviction

February 13, 2021

In breaking news, Donald Trump has been acquitted by the Senate of inciting an insurrection. In addition to Cassidy, all Senate Democrats and six other Republicans voted on conviction. The Republicans who voted included: Richard Burr, Bill Cassidy, Susan Collins, Lisa Murkowski, Mitt Romney, Ben Sasse, and Pat Toomey. Bill Cassidy has been in the news lately for bucking what many of […]

Senator Bill Cassidy of Louisiana Attacks Transgender Teens in a Facebook Post

January 29, 2021

Yesterday Bill Cassidy posted on Facebook, “Say it with me — biological males have no place in girls’ sports.” He paired the statement with a factually erroneous article titled, “Biden’s Politically Correct Assault on Girls Sports.” The article was written by the Washington Examiner Editorial Team, which frequently publishes articles masquerading as pro-women while simultaneously […]

Unemployed Workers National Day of Action New Orleans! Don’t Starve, Fight!!

August 28, 2020

Who: Dozens of unemployed workers along with Step Up Louisiana, UNITE HERE Local 23, IATSE Local 478, New Orleans DSA, Jane’s Place Neighborhood Sustainability Initiative, and New Orleans Renter’s Rights Assembly Where: Outside of Senator John Kennedy’s office, 500 Poydras Street When: Tuesday, September 1 @ 10AM Visuals: Civil Disobedience action in order to call attention […]

BREAKING: Former Candidate Andrew Yang Endorses Antoine Pierce for Senate

June 11, 2020

As the 2020 U.S. Senate race in Louisiana heats up, Democratic challenger Antoine Pierce today secured a major endorsement from a candidate on a national scale.  On June 11, 2020, former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang’s nonprofit, Humanity Forward, tweeted their support for Mr. Pierce’s campaign to unseat conservative Senator Bill Cassidy.    We are […]

No, Sen. Cassidy, Louisiana’s Racial Disparities in Healthcare Aren’t Just a Distraction

April 10, 2020

In a recent press briefing, Governor John Bel Edwards shared that African Americans, who only make up 32% of Louisiana’s population, have accounted for 70% of the state’s deaths. He, along with other Louisiana leaders, has recognized this for the wake up call it should be. Yet when asked on NPR’s Morning Edition whether this […]

Senators Cassidy and Kennedy Attempt to Further Limit Legal Abortion Nationwide

February 12, 2020

Earlier this month, Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA) introduced the Teleabortion Prevention Act of 2020. If made law, this act would make it a federal crime for healthcare providers to prescribe the chemical abortion pill without being physically present with the patient, being present during the procedure, and scheduling a follow-up visit. Cosponsors of the bill […]

Senate Candidate Antoine Pierce Speaks to Packed Crowd at Big Easy Magazine’s Event

February 8, 2020

Note: All photos were taken by Declan Ryan with Riain Rising.  The speech closed with the familiar chant, “this is what democracy looks like!” On Thursday, February 6, 2020, Antoine Pierce announced his bold progressive platform to a packed audience of over 100 attendees of Big Easy Magazine’s “Crawfish, Beer, & Politics” event. Pierce is […]

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