A small Southern Baptist college in Pineville, LA tried to get a lawsuit dismissed alleging that they refused to hire a football coach because he has “Jewish blood.”
That’s just the latest chapter in the decline of a once-respected liberal arts university.
The state’s Tuition Donation Credit program allows contributors to use the money they’d otherwise have to spend in state income taxes to donate to private schools instead.
Bad information and bad temper dominated much of the committee’s work.
“We’re confident that when the evidence of this case is presented, there will be no doubt about the veracity of the allegations in Mr. Bonadona’s complaint,” asserts Bonadona’s lawyer.
In a federal complaint filed yesterday, LC president Rick Brewer is alleged to have violated the law by refusing to hire a Christian assistant football coach because of his Jewish heritage.
Once considered innovative, Louisiana’s TOPS program, which provides scholarships to more than 50,000 students every year, now benefits the wealthy more than it helps those in need and bears only a passing resemblance to Patrick Taylor’s original vision.
In the wake of the killing of Alton Sterling and officers Gerald, Garafalo and Jackson, I encountered some who lamented, “This is not who we are.” My response was simply, “This is exactly who we are.”
These monuments don’t belong where people of all races go to seek justice, fairness and equality, because we all can agree that the Confederacy never stood for that.
There are more than 72,000 Louisianians on probation and parole who are banned by state law from exercising their citizenship in the voting booth. Can it be right for these “returning citizens” to remain disenfranchised indefinitely?
There have been so many marches that I forget some of them until I look back through my iPhotos. From one of the early marches, I have a picture of an attendee holding a sign that read: “We can do this every weekend.”