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Catholics, protestants, Jews and humanists speak up for Obama’s immigration order

By Jarvis DeBerry, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune  April 16, 2015 President Barack Obama issued an executive order on immigration in November that, if it holds, would spare about 5 million undocumented people the risk of being deported. Not only was the president’s order controversial, but it has also been challenged in court. Louisiana and 25 other…
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ADL URGES ARKANSAS NOT TO MAKE THE MISTAKE OF COPYING INDIANA’S SO-CALLED “RELIGIOUS FREEDOM” LAW

ADL Urges Arkansas Not to Make the Mistake of Copying Indiana’s So-Called “Religious Freedom” Law  The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is deeply troubled and disappointed by Arkansas’ adoption of a so-called “religious freedom” law that would empower businesses and individuals to discriminate against the LGBT community and others based on religious beliefs.   HB 1228 is broader…
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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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