The Louisiana governor competed heavily for social conservatives with a message about 'religious freedom.'

November 17 2015 6:49 PM

Flames from the fire that burned down the popular gay club in the city's Seventh Ward could be seen for miles.

September 01 2015 4:38 PM Updated

Nationwide marriage equality is 'legal fiction' that enacts 'so-called civil liberties,' makes a 'mockery' of civil rights, and apparently emboldens pedophiles, according to two of Louisiana's top jurists.

July 08 2015 5:20 PM

The state of Louisiana was among the last holdouts on recognizing the Supreme Court's ruling.

July 02 2015 3:54 PM Updated

Rachel Maddow breaks down the state of equality for the leaders and county clerks in southern states still resisting the inevitable.

July 02 2015 1:32 PM

After assault and attempted rape charges were dropped, a judge chose to be unusually lenient, citing the attacker's age.

July 02 2015 6:39 AM

As same-sex couples tie the knot in Mississippi and Louisiana, Alabama residents are still facing legal uncertainty about their ability to marry someone of the same sex.

June 29 2015 3:34 PM

IBM will not be hosting a ribbon-cutting for their new Baton Rouge office, thanks to the governor's discriminatory executive order.

June 21 2015 7:06 PM

Mayor Mitch Landrieu says his famously tolerant city will continue to welcome everyone, including LGBT people, despite Gov. Bobby Jindal's antigay 'conscience protection' order.

May 22 2015 3:56 PM

When lawmakers stalled a 'license to discriminate' bill advocated by the governor, Jindal took matters into his own hands and issued a sweeping executive order.

May 20 2015 2:34 PM