August 7, 2015

ADL HONORS PHYLLIS TAYLOR AND DR. NICK MUELLER FOR LIFETIME DEVOTION TO PHILANTHROPY AND SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has chosen Phyllis Taylor and Dr. Nick Mueller as this year’s A.I. Botnick Torch of Liberty Award Winners. Mrs. Taylor and Dr. Mueller embody the award’s prestige and commitment to the community. “Award recipients are…
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May 26, 2015

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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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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The House Civil Law Committee heard arguments on both sides of HB 707 Tuesday. That’s the controversial measure prohibiting state action against those that exercise religious beliefs about marriage, including refusal to deal with same sex couples. It’s also known as the “Marriage and Conscience Act”. “Religious observers need this basic protection,” said Rep. Mike…
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May 20, 2015

May 20, 2015 – After a long Civil Law and Procedure Committee meeting that was full of civil, impassioned testimony and debate that outlined the pitfalls and consequences of the proposed legislation, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is disappointed that Governor Jindal would directly counter the clear majority opinion and issue an Executive Order that continues the…
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