Tag Archives: Mary Griggs

Thank you, Mayor Tyler

Joining other leaders in Louisiana, on Wednesday, Shreveport Mayor Ollie Tyler responded to the problematic executive order signed by Governor Bobby Jindal in response to his defeat in the legislature. Mayor Tyler said, “We want to be very clear to … Continue reading

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Thank you, Mitch!

Yesterday, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu responded to Governor Bobby Jindal’s discriminatory and desperate executive order by issuing his own executive order. “With this executive order, I am issuing a clarifying call to the nation that New Orleans is an … Continue reading

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Testimony from Mary Griggs to the House and Governmental Affairs Committee

Here are my remarks in full: My name is Mary Griggs. I am a Human Resources professional with over 25 years of experience in retail, corporate and non-profit personnel management. I own my own organizational development consulting firm which has … Continue reading

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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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Sticks, Stones, Words

by Mary Griggs I recently witnessed a respected member of the LGBTQ community hectoring a respected member of the trans community on a Facebook forum. She had posted a link about finding a t-shirt company that markets with the slogan … Continue reading

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Justice Delayed, No Longer Denied

by Mary Griggs One little known aspect of the policy against “homosexuality” for the US military was that service members who were discharged for being gay or lesbian, had their separation pay cut in half. The policy, which was not … Continue reading

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