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Radical ALEC nullification bill set for vote in Louisiana Senate committee on Tuesday

By Robert Mann In my latest column for the New Orleans Times-Picayune | NOLA.com, I wrote about how Gov. Bobby Jindal has morphed into a “nullifier.” That is, someone who believes that the states can nullify and void federal laws and federal … Continue reading

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Bobby Jindal, nullifier? Would he block SCOTUS ruling on same-sex marriage?

By Robert Mann Almost every semester in one of my courses at LSU, I discuss Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech. There’s a passage, however, that we always overlook: “I have a dream that one day, down … Continue reading

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Marriage Equality: the time has come

By Robert Mann The British novelist Samuel Butler once observed, “People in general are equally horrified at hearing the Christian religion doubted, and at seeing it practised.” Sometimes I wonder if the same has applied to our notions of freedom … Continue reading

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