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Prop 1 News Alert - Watch KXAN Tonight at 6:00 PM

BY Bill Oakey – April 28, 2016

The Prop 1 election battle just took a stunning turn towards the one place where many of us expected it to wind up. 46 more words


Restoration of Rights Searchable Database

Governor McAuliffe’s April 22 order restores the rights to all individuals who, as of April 22, 2016, have completed the terms of incarceration and have completed any period of supervised release (probation or parole) for any and all felony convictions. 88 more words


Support the Louisiana Non-Discrimination Act!

We are almost halfway through the Louisiana legislative session. Forum for Equality is moving forward with the Louisiana Nondiscrimination Act (LANA). This bill, authored by Representative Patricia Smith and designated as HB501, will protect LGBT people living and working in Louisiana from discrimination in housing, employment, and accommodations. 170 more words

1943 "Welcome To Austin" Video, Plus A 1960 Shocker From Cactus Pryor

By Bill Oakey – April 14, 2016

Somewhere amongst the boxes tucked away in my closet are a few legal-sized envelopes from City officials, containing documents from the 1980’s era of my consumer activism. 335 more words


Thank you, Governor JBE!

This is an historic moment for Louisiana as Governor Edwards signs an executive order protecting state employees and contractors from discrimination and harassment no matter who they are or whom they love. 212 more words

Fighting Against Discrimination

It’s hard to believe we have been in the Legislative Session for almost a month, and as you read this, LGBT people continue to be subject to unfair discrimination. 132 more words

US soldiers refuse orders to kill ISIS families

“Republicans ought to focus on doing the right thing: putting up every legitimate roadblock to Trump that they can. Unexpectedly, a key moment in American democracy has snuck up on the GOP. 130 more words

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