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Louisiana Second Amendment Tax Holiday

The 2010 Louisiana Second Amendment Weekend Sales Tax Holiday takes place Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, September 3rd, 4th, and 5th. All consumer purchases of firearms, ammunition and hunting supplies. Firearms eligible for the sales tax exemption include shotguns, rifles, pistols, revolvers, or other handguns, which may be legally sold or purchased in Louisiana. Ammunition intended […]

Remembering Katrina

There’s been a lot of new coverage of the 5-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and all the problems it caused in New Orleans. Like the original go-round, the plight of the areas where the hurricane actually hit got much less coverage. So go check out this post I wrote back at the time on Murdoc […]

Louisiana Act 944

Concealed-carry permit holders given more license to pack heat When God’s shield of armor isn’t enough, Louisiana Act 944 may be. The new concealed-carry law, which went into effect Sunday, allows permitted citizens to pack heat at places of worship. Each church is still allowed to set its own policy. Bishop Sam Jacobs, of the […]

Remember, these are the guys who took away citizens’ guns to keep New Orleans safe

Ex-cop pleads guilty in Katrina shootings A former police lieutenant pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiring to obstruct justice after federal officials say he helped cover for officers who killed two people in the chaos following Hurricane Katrina. Federal investigators say former Lt. Michael Lohman knew two people shot to death as they crossed the Danziger […]

Needed to get some holes fixed

Suspect shot during break-in found at hospital Shreveport, LA: Caddo Parish Deputies say they’ve made an arrest related to an early Thursday morning home invasion. Investigators say the break-in happened just after 3 am at a home in the 1100 block of Oak Grove Lane. According to deputies, the homeowner was awakened when he heard […]

23 State Attorneys General To Attorney General Holder: “No Semi-Auto Ban”

Via the NRA-ILA: On June 11, the top law enforcement officials of nearly half the states signed a letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, expressing their opposition to reinstatement of the federal ban on semi-automatic firearms. “We share the Obama Administration’s commitment to reducing illegal drugs and violent crime within the United States. We […]

Please Tread on Me

Couldn’t see this coming: Suspect detained over ‘extremist’ bumper sticker A Louisiana driver was stopped and detained for having a “Don’t Tread on Me” bumper sticker on his vehicle and warned by a police officer about the “subversive” message it sent, according to the driver’s relative. The situation developed in the small town of Ball, […]

Our troops are finally set to withdraw

National Guard set to pull out of New Orleans Three and a half years after Hurricane Katrina, the National Guard is pulling the last of its troops out of New Orleans this weekend, leaving behind a city still desperate and dangerous. Residents long distrustful of the city’s police force are worried they will have to […]