Letters: Vote YES on Amendment #1

Letters: Vote YES on Amendment #1

by Brenda DesOrmeaux I personally work with women in crisis pregnancies every day. I see the needs of Acadiana women. I know that abortion is not the answer, love is the answer. That’s why I’m voting “yes” on the Love Life Amendment. Amendment...
Constitutional Amendments Voter Guide

Constitutional Amendments Voter Guide

by Ross Little, Jr. and Michael Lunsford On Nov. 3, Louisiana Voters will vote on 7 proposed Amendments to the Louisiana Constitution, plus a proposal to expand gambling. Such proposals usually face little opposition in the Legislature. Legislators typically say...
Don’t be Gaslighted

Don’t be Gaslighted

by Kevin Rose WHAT IS GASLIGHTING? The term originates in the systematic psychological manipulation of a victim by her husband in Patrick Hamilton’s 1938 stage play Gas Light, and the film adaptations released in 1940 and 1944. In the story, the husband attempts to...
Who ya gonna believe, me or your own eyes?

Who ya gonna believe, me or your own eyes?

The Marx Brothers famously quipped, “Who ya gonna believe, me or your own eyes?” In Louisiana, our daily COVID-19 briefings have taken on the same spirit. Our hospitals were never overrun, the lockdown did not stop the spread, and “two more weeks” of restrictions has...

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