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Justices to Discuss Louisiana Gay Marriage Case

NATIONAL | Dec 17
The Supreme Court has added the challenge to Louisiana's same-sex marriage ban to the agenda for the justices' closed-door conference on Jan. 9.

Louisiana Judge: Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

NATIONAL | Sep 22
A judge in Louisiana has ruled that the state's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, in part because he says it violates equal protection rights.

No More Arguments in La. Gay Marriage Case

NATIONAL | Jul 23
A federal judge has decided he doesn't need to hear more arguments in the case of a gay couple who want a Louisiana marriage license.

New Orleans Mayor Endorses Same-Sex Marriage

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Jun 30
Support for marriage equality in the deep South continued to grow last week when Mitch Landrieu, Democratic mayor of New Orleans publicly endorsed same-sex marriage.

Louisiana Gay Marriage Laws Head to Federal Court in New Orleans

NATIONAL | Jun 25
A federal judge is set to hear arguments on whether Louisiana must recognize same-sex marriages legally performed in other states.

La. Lawmakers Reject Housing Anti-Discrimination Bill

By Lauren Langlois | Apr 28
Attempts to advance gay rights legislation took another blow in the Louisiana Legislature.

La. Lawmaker Pulls Gay Rights Anti-Discrimination Bill

NATIONAL | Apr 23
An effort to prohibit employers from discriminating based on sexual orientation or gender identity has been shelved for the legislative session.

Louisiana House Kills Bill to Repeal Anti-Sodomy Law

NATIONAL | Apr 16
The Louisiana House overwhelmingly rejected a repeal of the state’s unconstitutional anti-sodomy law.

La. House Committee Advances Appeal on Gay Sex Ban

NATIONAL | Apr 11
A Louisiana House committee has narrowly agreed to advance a bill that would repeal an unconstitutional state law prohibiting intercourse between two people of the same sex.

Louisiana Gay Marriage Lawsuit Planned

NATIONAL | Feb 12
A gay rights group plans a legal challenge to the Louisiana Constitution’s prohibition against recognizing same-sex marriages performed legally in other states.

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