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Settlement In Suit Involving La. Buddhist Student
Officials in a western Louisiana school system and the American Civil Liberties union have settled a lawsuit sparked by the treatment of a Buddhist sixth-grader whose parents say he was harassed at a school where officials routinely pushed Christian beliefs.
Report: Many La. residents with mental illness uninsured
An estimated 163,000 Louisiana residents with mental illnesses remain uninsured because the state won't expand its Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act, according to a study released Wednesday by the American Health Counselors Association.
Many Louisiana law enforcement agencies will be increasing patrols during the long Mardi Gras holiday in a coordinated effort to remove impaired drivers from the state's roads.
Surrogacy bill introduced in Louisiana again
A Louisiana lawmaker has laid out a legal framework for surrogacy birth contracts in a bill filed Monday.
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Allegations of religious persecution in Sabine Parish
A sign outside a grocery and bait store in Many, La. in support of Rita Roark, the Sabine Parish teacher at the center of a federal lawsuit over alleged religious instruction in a public school science class.