Rep. Joe Lopinto

File photo of an execution chamber. (credit: CAROLINE GROUSSAIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawmaker Pushes For Alternative Execution Method

A state lawmaker is pushing for Louisiana to consider alternatives to lethal injection in response to a nationwide shortage of the drugs used to execute prisoners.


File photo of a gun shop. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

La. House Approves Bill Shielding Gun Buyers, Sellers From Federal Firearms Ban

The House backed a proposal Monday that would allow gun buyers and sellers to circumvent any federal firearms ban if the gun was manufactured in the state, though no manufacturer now exists in Louisiana.



Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 27,482 other followers