Louisiana Legislaturewas more than 1/2 Black right after the Civil War and Black people were able to vote for the first time.

Louisiana Legislaturewas more than 1/2 Black right after the Civil War and Black people were able to vote for the first time.

Magnolia Plantation - Effingham left New York. After his marriage he bought Magnolia Plantation in Plaquemines Parish, on the Mississippi, abut fifty miles below New Orleans. He served as a representative in the Louisiana legislature 1854-1855.

Magnolia Plantation - Effingham left New York. After his marriage he bought Magnolia Plantation in Plaquemines Parish, on the Mississippi, abut fifty miles below New Orleans. He served as a representative in the Louisiana legislature 1854-1855.

Daniel Desdunes  Daniel Desdunes a son of Rodolphe Desdunes was a musician (later a teacher of music at Boys Town) and a member of the Comité des Citoyens formed by his father and fellow Creoles of color. In a planned maneuver to test Act 111 of 1890 of the Louisiana Legislature (the Separate Car Act) Daniel Desdunes boarded a white-only car in a train bound for Mobile and was subsequently arrested and tried. The court acquitted him since the provisions in the Louisiana law regarding…

Daniel Desdunes Daniel Desdunes a son of Rodolphe Desdunes was a musician (later a teacher of music at Boys Town) and a member of the Comité des Citoyens formed by his father and fellow Creoles of color. In a planned maneuver to test Act 111 of 1890 of the Louisiana Legislature (the Separate Car Act) Daniel Desdunes boarded a white-only car in a train bound for Mobile and was subsequently arrested and tried. The court acquitted him since the provisions in the Louisiana law regarding…

Louisiana Legislaturewas more than 1/2 Black right after the Civil War and Black people were able to vote for the first time.

Louisiana Legislaturewas more than 1/2 Black right after the Civil War and Black people were able to vote for the first time.

Louisiana Legislature Passes Bill to Ban Dismemberment Abortions Tearing Off Baby’s Limbs http://www.lifenews.com/2016/05/17/louisiana-legislature-passes-bill-to-ban-dismemberment-abortions-tearing-off-babys-limbs/

Louisiana Legislature Passes Bill to Ban Dismemberment Abortions Tearing Off Baby’s Limbs http://www.lifenews.com/2016/05/17/louisiana-legislature-passes-bill-to-ban-dismemberment-abortions-tearing-off-babys-limbs/

Louisiana legislature approves medical marijuana bill

Louisiana legislature approves medical marijuana bill

We know sexual education for young people is important for their future health. Unfortunately many politicians aren’t so well informed. Now the Louisiana legislature won’t pass amendments that would help increase sex education because it thinks asking teens about sex will encourage sexual behavior.

We know sexual education for young people is important for their future health. Unfortunately many politicians aren’t so well informed. Now the Louisiana legislature won’t pass amendments that would help increase sex education because it thinks asking teens about sex will encourage sexual behavior.

Gov. Bobby Jindal tried to strike a balance between holding the line on taxes and protecting Louisiana's higher education and health care services in the budget proposal he released Friday (Feb. 27). The Louisiana Legislature will work from Jindal's financial plan during its spring lawmaking session...

Gov. Bobby Jindal tried to strike a balance between holding the line on taxes and protecting Louisiana's higher education and health care services in the budget proposal he released Friday (Feb. 27). The Louisiana Legislature will work from Jindal's financial plan during its spring lawmaking session...

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