New Orleans Mayor blasts Jindal with counter executive order

Mayor Mitch Landrieu signed an Executive Order last week that he hopes clarifies to the nation that New Orleans is a welcoming city.  That discrimination in any form is not tolerated. After Governor Bobby Jindal signed an Executive Order into law last week, Allison Padilla-Goodman, ADL South-Central Regional Director, said the following: “This sends a…
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Fallout far-reaching to Jindal’s Religious Freedom Act

BATON ROUGE, La. — The weight of Gov. Bobby Jindal’s Religious Freedom Act has yet to be determined, but opposition to the controversial executive order has been swift and pervasive. The executive order prevents state agencies from penalizing people for their religious belief in traditional marriage between a man and a woman. Thursday, New Orleans…
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National Youth Leadership Mission Students Take Part in Annual New Orleans Yom Hashoah Memorial Program

The 2014 Donald R. Mintz Delegates to ADL’s National Youth Leadership Mission performed at the annual Yom Hashoah community-wide Holocaust Memorial Program at the JCC. The students paid tribute to Holocaust survivors by reading memories of their experiences and lighting candles to symbolize the continuance of their memories to future generations. The students were honored…
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Civil Right Committee Meets with Judge Carl Stewart

  The ADL Civil Rights Committee met on April 8th at Stone Pigman Walthier Wittmann LLC and featured the Honorable Carl Stewart, Chief Judge of the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. Judge Stewart discussed the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act and offered personal narratives of growing up in the Civil Rights…
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