Tag: LA

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]