“There Are No Real Rules” Louisiana Task Force Approves Lenient Officer Shooting Internal Investigation Regulations

January 21, 2021

On Thursday, the Police Training, Screening, and De-escalation Task Force approved numerous new regulations that they believe will enable better policing in Louisiana.  Their longest debate centered around whether law enforcement agencies should be allowed to internally investigate when their officer’s shoot people and it results in a death or serious injury.  The Task Force […]

Louisiana Democratic Party Chair Candidate Katie Bernhardt Has History of Supporting Pro-Life Republicans and Conservative Policies

September 10, 2020

Katie Bernhardt is running for Chair of the Louisiana Democratic Party. She currently represents the third congressional district as Democratic State Executive Committeewoman. Many Democrats have expressed concerns about her candidacy, particularly a history of ties to conservative candidates, her support for Republican policies and her ties to the oil and gas industry.  A party […]

Far Right Former Senator Faces Criticism Again, Calling on COVID Positive Rep. James to Resign

May 3, 2020

Even in retirement, former State Senator Conrad Appel continues to find ways to put his foot in his mouth.  Senator Appel (R-Metairie) made headlines last year for suggesting that African Americans’ “blind support” of the Democratic Party goes against their interests. According to the former Metairie Senator, voting for Democrats would ensure that “other non-white […]

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