April 13, 2016

New Orleans, LA, April 13, 2016 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today welcomed Governor John Bel Edwards signing an Executive Order barring discrimination against LGBT people, who are employees of the state or state contractors. Allison Padilla-Goodman, ADL Regional Director, issued the following statement: We applaud Governor Edwards’ decision to be on the right side…
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April 1, 2016

ADL TO GOVERNOR BRYANT: VETO LEGISLATION CONDONING DISCRIMINATION The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today urged Governor Bryant to veto House Bill 1523, Mississippi’s “Protecting Freedom of Conscience from Government Discrimination Act” (“HB 1523”). As an ardent supporter of religious liberty, ADL explained to Governor Bryant that while HB 1523 alleges to be a religious freedom law, in…
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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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