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Pro-life movement should shift toward support for mothers and families, away from agitation

Quinn Burke, Associate Views Editor

April 25, 2018

Filed under Local, Views

The pro-life movement itself rests on an uneasy contradiction. The same people who cry for the rights and safety of the unborn seem to forget about their existence after birth. Pro-life supporters mostly lean to the right with 65 percent of Republicans believing abortion should be illegal in all or most cases. Their champions argue about the san...

Landrieu’s new book encourages thoughtful reflection of privilege

Madeline Ninno, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018

Filed under Local, Views

Mitch Landrieu's time as mayor of New Orleans will soon end, but he seeks to continue influencing the Big Easy and the nation as a whole. This desire is evident in his new book, "In the Shadow of Statues: A White Southerner Confronts History." Despite its title, which references the re...

Louisiana Supreme Court case illustrates shortcomings of charter schools

Nketiah Berko, Views Editor

March 21, 2018

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The Louisiana Supreme Court overturned a decision by the Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal regarding charter school funding on March 13. The lower court's ruling held that 35 charter schools did not qualify as public schools ...

NOLA community must unite to combat human trafficking on Bourbon Street

Madeline Ninno, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018

Filed under Local, Views

The New Orleans Police Department recently conducted a series of raids of Bourbon Street strip clubs as part of its campaign to combat human trafficking. Despite the good intentions behind them, these operations will not be enough...

Louisiana refocuses its efforts in its ‘War on Drugs’

Jonathan Krantz, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018

Filed under Local, Views

In a televised address in 1989, President George H. W. Bush displayed a bag of cocaine and exposed the nation's opioid epidemic, marking the first strike in what would eventually be dubbed the "War on Drugs." Nearly 30 years later, in a time when more Americans die from an opioid overdose in ...

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