Monthly Archives: March 2013

Reframing Religious Liberty

(c) by Mary Griggs We have seen in the debates about the contraception mandate in the Affordable Care Act to the fights for marriage equality a reframing of the term ‘religious liberty.’ Religious liberty is an idea essential to America. … Continue reading

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House Bill 85 – The Louisiana Fair Employment Act

All hard-working employees should have the chance to earn a living and provide for themselves and their families. No one should live in fear that they can be fired for reasons that have nothing to do with their job performance … Continue reading

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Rights of Spring

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Welton Gaddy Remarks

Forum For Equality gave Rev. Welton Gaddy a Acclaim Award in 2012 for his work in Monroe and with the Interfaith Alliance. Below are his remarks on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 on the steps of the Supreme Court. I am … Continue reading

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Spring Forward!

Can you take a minute to help us spring FORWARD? You can help us prepare for the legislative session with a gift of $5, $10 or $50. For the price of a happy-hour cocktail, Saturday night dinner or Sunday morning … Continue reading

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Please Share: Louisiana Public Employees Survey

I am asking you to please share Forum For Equality’s Louisiana Public Employees Survey with your organization, friends, family and those that you know who are employed by the state. This legislative session Rep. Badon introduced HB 85 – The … Continue reading

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Louisiana Fair Employment Act Filed!

Representative Austin Badon introduces the Louisiana Fair Employment Act! Forum For Equality Louisiana is proud of Rep. Austin Badon for authoring the Louisiana Fair Employment Act. This bill would amend state protections and add safeguards from discrimination in public employment … Continue reading

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