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Louisiana Governor's Pro-LGBT Executive Order Overturned

By John Riley | Dec 17
A Baton Rouge judge has thrown out Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards' executive order protecting LGBT state employees, claiming that the governor was attempting to circumvent the Republican-controlled legislature.

Already Hurting for Doctors, Louisiana Could Lose Even More

By Melinda Deslatte | Jun 5
Bahnsen Miller understands the challenges - and the damages - of Louisiana's budget woes firsthand. You can't ignore them if you've been in one of the state's doctor training programs, constantly at risk of calamity.

Justices to Discuss Louisiana Gay Marriage Case

Dec 17
The Supreme Court has added the challenge to Louisiana's same-sex marriage ban to the agenda for the justices' closed-door conference on Jan. 9.

Louisiana Judge: Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

Sep 22
A judge in Louisiana has ruled that the state's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, in part because he says it violates equal protection rights.

No More Arguments in La. Gay Marriage Case

Jul 23
A federal judge has decided he doesn't need to hear more arguments in the case of a gay couple who want a Louisiana marriage license.

New Orleans Mayor Endorses Same-Sex Marriage

By EDGE | Jun 30
Support for marriage equality in the deep South continued to grow last week when Mitch Landrieu, Democratic mayor of New Orleans publicly endorsed same-sex marriage.

Louisiana Gay Marriage Laws Head to Federal Court in New Orleans

Jun 25
A federal judge is set to hear arguments on whether Louisiana must recognize same-sex marriages legally performed in other states.

La. Lawmakers Reject Housing Anti-Discrimination Bill

By Lauren Langlois | Apr 28
Attempts to advance gay rights legislation took another blow in the Louisiana Legislature.

La. Lawmaker Pulls Gay Rights Anti-Discrimination Bill

Apr 23
An effort to prohibit employers from discriminating based on sexual orientation or gender identity has been shelved for the legislative session.

Louisiana House Kills Bill to Repeal Anti-Sodomy Law

Apr 16
The Louisiana House overwhelmingly rejected a repeal of the state’s unconstitutional anti-sodomy law.

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