louisiana

  • December 19, 2017

    The American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Louisiana has filed a suit in federal court, challenging Webster Parish School District’s widespread practice of subjecting students to school-sponsored Christian prayer, proselytising, and other religious rituals.

  • February 20, 2016

    Yesterday (19 February) the last imprisoned member of the ‘Angola 3’, Albert Woodfox, was released after more than four decades in solitary confinement, on his 69th birthday in a move Amnesty International called "long overdue and undeniably just".