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Gun Violence Prevention Group Names Mandie Landry a Candidate of Distinction

NEW ORLEANS-- Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a grassroots organization focused on preventing and ending gun violence, has awarded state representative District 91 candidate Mandie Landry the 2019 Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate distinction. Landry advocates for creating sensible gun laws on a state and federal level, and says she will fight for these laws if elected…


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Mandie Landry Qualifies for District 91 State Representative Race

NEW ORLEANS-- Business-as-usual in Baton Rouge has too often failed the people of New Orleans. Our city needs a real progressive thinker in Baton Rouge - someone willing to stand up for the hard working families of New Orleans. With a commitment to hard work, integrity, and fairness, and a willingness to fight for real change, local attorney and community leader, Mandie Landry, officially qualified on August 6 for the state representative election for District 91…


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Mandie Landry

Mandie Landry, a candidate for House District 91, talks to attendees…


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Hundreds pack Magazine Merchant House to support abortion rights

Magazine Merchant House was packed Saturday afternoon as hundreds gathered to buy baked goods, alcoholic beverages and other merchandise in support of abortion rights groups…


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Louisiana scheduled to vote on six-week abortion ban despite Mississippi ruling

A federal judge in Mississippi on Friday (May 24) temporarily blocked a law that made abortions after six weeks of pregnancy illegal. On Tuesday, Louisiana’s proposed version of the ban is scheduled to for a vote in the state House of Representatives, even though it would not take effect until the Mississippi law is upheld…


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Amendment to declare abortion unconstitutional in Louisiana heads to state senate Monday

An amendment that would change Louisiana’s constitution to say there is no right to an abortion or to public funds allowed for the procedure is set to go before the full state Senate on Monday (May 19)…