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Jindal defends religious objections bill that would allow anti-LGBT discrimination

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-La.)
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has given a full-throated defense of a divisive religious liberty bill that is a key piece of his legislative agenda. [...]

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Louisiana lawmaker says he’ll make changes to divisive religious objection bill

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Mike Johnson
Rep. Mike Johnson says his bill will be clarified in the hopes of addressing concerns it could lead to discrimination against LGBT individuals and other minorities. [...]

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Controversial religious freedom bill hits snag in Louisiana state House

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Louisiana
A religious objections bill similar to laws that have ignited a political firestorm in Arkansas and Indiana ran into a roadblock with the Louisiana Legislature on Monday, the first day of the legislative session. [...]

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Louisiana to become latest state to enter religious freedom debate

Friday, April 10, 2015
Louisiana
Even before the opening of Louisiana's legislative session, a bill has thrust the state into the national debate over religious objections laws. [...]

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Louisiana school backs off: Lesbian honors student allowed to wear tux to prom

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Claudetteia Love
A lesbian honors student in northeast Louisiana has been told she may wear a tuxedo to her prom, after all, a national advocacy group said Tuesday. [...]

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Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal supports bill allowing businesses to refuse service to LGBT people

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-La.)
Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal, rumored to be mulling a 2016 GOP presidential bid, says he will support a controversial religious freedom bill filed by a state legislator last week. [...]

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15 states urge U.S. Supreme Court to uphold same-sex marriage bans

Monday, April 6, 2015
U.S. Supreme Court
Eight states where same-sex couples can marry are among 15 states urging the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold same-sex marriage bans and leave the matter to voters and lawmakers. [...]

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Louisiana principal says lesbian student can’t wear tuxedo to prom

Saturday, April 4, 2015
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A lesbian student in Louisiana says she is going to skip her prom because the school principal won't let her wear a tuxedo. [...]

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‘Religious freedom’ debate headed to Louisiana Capitol

Saturday, April 4, 2015
Louisiana state capitol in Baton Rouge.
A newly-elected state lawmaker from Bossier City, La., filed a religious objections bill Friday for consideration in the Louisiana legislative session that begins April 13. [...]

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Louisiana Supreme Court urged to rule in same-sex marriage case

Thursday, January 29, 2015
Louisiana Supreme Court building in New Orleans.
Lawyers on both sides of a same-sex marriage case have urged Louisiana's Supreme Court to rule on the matter even though the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to do so by June. [...]

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