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Jindal will co-opt of any Religious Freedom executive order ruling

Thursday, 21 May 2015 09:20 Written by

Louisiana capitolby Tom Aswell, Publisher of Louisiana Voice

That hateful, smugly, self-serving Executive Order 15-8 signed by Grovernor Jindal on Tuesday could ultimately blow up in his face, although his tenure as grovernor will be long over by the time the courts get around to ruling on his license to openly discriminate against gays.

Will Lt. Gen. Honore' jump in the Louisiana Governor Race stuck on stupid?
Thursday, 21 May 2015 08:18 Written by

honoreby Jim Brown

This fall’s Louisiana governor’s race has settled down into a four-man contest.  U.S. Senator David Vitter is far out front, and conventional wisdom points to a republican-democratic runoff between Vitter and Rep. John Bell Edwards from Amite.  But is the current field of candidates set in stone?  Is there still room for another major candidate-an Independent? 

Chehardy: Jindal promotes discrimination and doing an Obama with executive order
Wednesday, 20 May 2015 14:52 Written by

chehardy-hangoutRepublicans have long criticized President Obama for using executive action to enact rules and regulations for an agenda that Congress has not authorized.  In effect he creates law where no authority exists for his actions, or he overreaches his authority.  Now Governor Jindal is doing the same thing by issuing an executive order to implement the basic intent of HB 707 even though the House Civil Law Committee earlier in the day effectively killed the bill for this legislative session.

Jindal's exec order helps his "increasingly-likely attempt to win presidency"
Wednesday, 20 May 2015 12:09 Written by

mike-johnsonProducing both good politics and policy, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal’s executive order essentially promulgating the contents of HB 707, the Marriage and Conscience Act, also leaves some legislators a bit exposed and less comfortable in this fall’s elections.

The Sound and the fury of Jindal's Louisiana religious freedom actions
Wednesday, 20 May 2015 11:38 Written by

mansionby James Hartman

There are bills legislators file to make meaningful policy changes, and bills lawmakers file to make a statement.  HB 707 was the latter.  It was a solution in search of a problem, but it also was essentially harmless.  No one would’ve been hurt by it.   

Bobby Jindal transformation into David Duke
Wednesday, 20 May 2015 10:47 Written by

jindal-dukeGotta tell you.  If you think Louisiana’s Governor and Presidential aspirant has gotten much from his latest transparent pandering to the religious right of Iowa, New Hampshire and “My religion is better than yours USA”,  think again.

Text of Jindal's "religious freedom" executive order
Tuesday, 19 May 2015 19:22 Written by

exec-orderOn Tuesday afternoon, after a House committee essentially defeated the legislation calling for "religious freedom", Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal's office issued this statement and copy of an executive order on the issue:

La. Democratic Party, Gay group slap Jindal for Religious Freedom Executive Order
Tuesday, 19 May 2015 16:25 Written by

jindal-GE-new-orleansThe Louisiana Democratic Party and a gay-rights group slammed Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal for announcing an executive order he is issuing after controversial legislation he supported failed in the House of Representatives.  Here are the statements:

Fire Stephanopolous: The latest liberal media embarrassment
Tuesday, 19 May 2015 14:10 Written by

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The liberal media has lost an expensive bet on another biased anchor. Just a few months after the suspension of NBC’s Brian Williams for lying on the air multiple times, ABC is now facing an embarrassment with their star anchor, George Stephanopolous.

Jindal’s defeated Marriage and Conscience Act bill was more than religious freedom
Tuesday, 19 May 2015 13:44 Written by

AbramsonWhile it was named the “Marriage and Conscience Act” and while it purportedly promoted and protected religious freedom, it did so much more more and was for all purposes--defeated, for now.

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