Sorry, But a Plan B Database Won't Keep People From Having Sex

Last week, a Louisiana Democrat filed a bill in the state's legislator she's calling the "Unsafe Abortion Protection Acts." Like most laws that ostensibly "protect" women from one of the statistically safest medical procedures, the bill doesn't do anything the pretty words in its name suggest. In fact, the way the bill is… » 3/10/14 1:10pm 3/10/14 1:10pm

Did a Horrifying Real Satanic Sex Abuse Case Inspire True Detective?

In a recent interview, True Detective creator Nic Pizzolatto told Entertainment Weekly that his hit show's fictional inspirations range from high literature to low pulp. But it seems the show drew inspiration from elsewhere as well — an incredibly horrifying real case of satanism and sexual abuse in rural Louisiana in… » 2/28/14 5:15pm 2/28/14 5:15pm

Louisiana Republican Would Ban Pride Flag from Government Buildings

Over the weekend in Louisiana, a rag-tag team of miserable dinosaurs began to assemble. Their goal? To ensure that we can no longer display the gay pride flag on Louisiana government property — because an emblem of equal rights for all American citizens is an affront to American values. Miserable dinosaur logic is the… » 7/08/13 3:30pm 7/08/13 3:30pm

Louisiana Congressman Is Pressuring University to Drop Its LGBT…

A Republican congressman from Louisiana named Jeff Landry is trying to claw his way back into office, and, in order to prove to constituents that he's serious about serious issues (like jobs and such), he's pushing the University of Louisiana at Lafayette to forsake its LGBT studies minor because, according to Landry,… » 8/26/12 8:15pm 8/26/12 8:15pm

Louisiana State Officials Tell Charter School to Cut the Shit with Its …

After the ACLU excoriated the Delhi Charter School's awful pregnancy test policy, Louisiana state officials took their turn telling the school that it really needs to stop treating female students "suspected" of being pregnant as if they're actually smuggling black tar heroin in their uteruses. » 8/08/12 9:15pm 8/08/12 9:15pm

Louisiana High School Kicks Girls Out If They Refuse Pregnancy Tests…

A Louisiana public school reserves the right to force girls they "suspect" are with child to take pregnancy tests on command. Students who test positive — or refuse to take the pregnancy test in the first place — aren't allowed to go to school anymore. Because pregnancy (aka sluttiness) is contagious, and if we just » 8/06/12 7:00pm 8/06/12 7:00pm

Republican Horrified to Discover that Christianity Is Not the Only…

It's an honest mistake, assuming that the Constitution only protects your own personal megachurch faith. But one Louisiana Republican is learning the hard way that religious school vouchers can be used to fund education at all sorts of religious schools, even Muslim ones. And while she's totally in favor of taxpayer… » 7/06/12 11:00am 7/06/12 11:00am

Now You Can Easily Friend a Louisiana Sex Offender on Facebook

A new Louisiana law — the first of its kind in the country — orders convicted sex offenders and child predators to publicly spell out their criminal status on social networking sites. » 6/21/12 3:40pm 6/21/12 3:40pm

The Ten Scariest Places to Have Ladyparts in America

With states governments from coast to coast working tirelessly to make sure no woman has sex for pleasure without suffering the consequences of blessed, precious motherhood, it may be tempting to believe that if you have a uterus, the entire country has become hostile territory. Well, we've got good news and bad news:… » 4/18/12 1:20pm 4/18/12 1:20pm