Louisiana and Utah Trigger Laws Temporarily Blocked by Courts

Louisiana and Utah Trigger Laws Temporarily Blocked by Courts

In recent weeks, two states have enacted “trigger laws” that ban abortion in the event Roe v. Wade is overturned. These laws are a sign of things to come if the Supreme Court tips further toward a conservative majority. More and more states are also using legislative tricks to pass anti-abortion legislation without triggering legal […]

Louisiana State Police Racial Injustice: How Accountability Might Be the Best Defense

Louisiana State Police Racial Injustice: How Accountability Might Be the Best Defense

Louisiana State Police is under fire for racial profiling and targeting Black drivers. Last year, Louisiana State Police released a report claiming their officers were more likely to search black or Hispanic drivers than white drivers. The Louisiana criminal justice system has a lot of injustice. Institutional trust has suffered as the public becomes more […]

Shooting in Louisiana Gun Store Leaves 3 Dead and Several Wounded [Updated]

Shooting in Louisiana Gun Store Leaves 3 Dead and Several Wounded [Updated]

Multiple shots at the Jefferson Gun Outlet in Louisiana resulted in three people dead on Feb. 20, 2021. Several people were wounded; two were transported to local hospitals. The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating the events surrounding the shooting. Police reports indicate deputies arrived on the scene around 3:50 p.m. EST. Officers discovered several […]

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