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ALEXANDRIA (LBM) –Even as the legislatures in New York and Virginia announced bills to legalize the killing of babies up to the moment of birth and even those who had survived abortion, Louisianans gathered on multiple weekends around the Pelican state to declare that the lives of the unborn and the just born matter here.
The office of U.S. Congressman Mike Johnson, R-LA, is seeking entries for the 2019 Congressional Art Competition, a nationwide, visual art contest for high school students.
Conservative lawmakers in the House are trying to force a vote on a bill protecting babies born alive after abortion, after a Democrat in the Senate last week blocked Republicans in the upper chamber from passing similar legislation by unanimous consent.
(CNSNews.com) – The House Judiciary Committee convened a hearing on “gun violence prevention” Wednesday morning, but the proceedings hit a snag when Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) omitted the phrase “So help me God” as he swore in the witnesses.
President Trump's state of the union speech played predictably well in Louisiana, even with its Democratic governor, which is no surprise considering the state remains a Trump strong-hold.
Following is some reaction from Gov. John Bel Edwards, congressmen and Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry.
Politics can do a lot to solve the world's problems -- but it can't do everything. When it comes to history's great moral dilemmas, hearts had to be changed before laws were. And that shift almost always started in the same place: the church.
For years, House Republicans would blame the Senate if they didn’t get their way in spending negotiations. But now, amid an ongoing border wall funding dispute, GOP lawmakers in both chambers are finally on the same page.
Pay raises for #ThemToo?
House Democrats on Wednesday shot down a Republican proposal to block federal employees disciplined for sexual misconduct from receiving the same pay rise as other federal workers.
House Democrats on Wednesday rejected a Republican proposal to add a provision that would block federal employees who were disciplined for sexual misconduct to receive the same pay raise as the rest of their colleagues.
What a difference a year makes.
Then again, you knew that already. There’s a reason, after all, why writers and others use that adage, which just so happens to fit rather snugly when applied to Louisiana’s current congressional delegation. Just use your own brain to travel back in time and give it some thought.