Jindal Threatens To Arrest Westboro Baptist Members Who Protest Funerals Of Movie Theater Shooting Victims
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal says any members of the Westboro Baptist Church will face arrest if they protest the funerals of the two women killed in a Lafayette movie theater shooting last week.
More than 250 Louisiana clergy members said they oppose Gov. Bobby Jindal’s tax swap proposal because it is unfair to the poor and threatens state services, according to a letter delivered to the governor’s office Monday.
Gov. Bobby Jindal declared a statewide emergency Thursday after storms rolled across Louisiana, dumping huge amounts of rain and causing flooding in some areas.
President Barack Obama has declared a state of emergency in Louisiana as that state prepares for Tropical Storm Isaac.
A federal judge threw out on Thursday a Louisiana law that bans certain sex offenders from Facebook and other social networking sites, calling the prohibition an unreasonable restriction on constitutionally protected speech.