Louisiana “Pastor Protection” Bill Defeated in Committee

Louisiana “Pastor Protection” Bill Defeated in Committee

Written by Don Byrd A so-called “Pastor Protection Act,” which passed the Louisiana House earlier this year, was defeated in committee in the state’s Senate. Like other legislation with the same name, Louisiana’s HB 597 purported to shield...
Louisiana Governor Rescinds Controversial Executive Order

Louisiana Governor Rescinds Controversial Executive Order

Written by Don Byrd Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards last week signed an Executive Order prohibiting government agencies from discrimination in hiring or awarding contracts, including on the basis of sexual orientation or identity. Furthermore, all contracts with...