Friday, September 30, 2022

Tag: Louisianna

Tribal leaders raise ‘serious concerns’ about plans to turn their shrinking...

After a long state and federal push to relocate the Indigenous people of Isle de Jean Charles from their threatened homeland, new recreational development around the island risks further colonial displacement.

Former correctional officers plead guilty to causing woman’s death in custody

“The FBI New Orleans Field Office, in coordination with the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division and U.S. Attorney’s Office, remain committed to protecting the rights of all Americans, to include those incarcerated.”

Supreme Court denies cert in Planned Parenthood case, lower court rulings...

Planned Parenthood was pleased with the Supreme Court's ruling and called it a "win for patients in Louisiana and Kansas."

Special needs school fires educators for mocking autistic child on audio...

Instead of expressing a modicum of compassion for the special needs student, his teacher and a teacher’s aide incessantly derided the boy and his condition with open disdain.

Two Former Police Chiefs Plead Guilty to Violating Civil Rights

Two former Louisiana police chiefs were jailed for tasing inmates after they admitted they knew their actions were unlawful, but continued to deprive inmates of their rights under color of law. How corrupt!

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New study finds ‘forever chemicals’ in rainwater

Water quality guidelines deem rainwater is now unsafe to drink.

The climate movement was built for a world before climate change—it’s time for a...

We need a mass movement that can deal with climate disasters by training people to both protect and mobilize their communities.

Why are wild horses brutally uprooted from public lands while private livestock can stay?

The Bureau of Land Management is misleading the American people about the nation’s wild horses and burros.

Highland Park victims sue gun-maker, stores over negligence and deceptive practices

Along with the company—which plaintiffs argue violated a consumer protection law—the families and victims sued an online retailer and local gun store.

We need to elect more leaders from the labor movement into government

Electing more union members to councils and mayoral posts will help to combat right-wing attacks on workers and hold local government accountable to the ordinary people it’s intended to serve.