Tag: Louisiana

Alan Seabaugh (R-Shreveport) votes AGAINST anti-bullying legislation; promptly refers to constituent “an idiot.”

Rep. Alan Seabaugh (R)

The following was originally posted Thursday, May 19, 2011 @ Debbie Buchanan Engle’s website.


(Article by Kevin Allman on Thu, May 19, 2011 at 1:49 PM)

“Despite last-minute revisions designed to mollify family-values conservatives, Rep. Austin Badon’s anti-bullying bill went down in flames today at a contentious session of the Louisiana House. HB 112, known as the “Safe Schools Bill,” was fiercely opposed by the Louisiana Family Forum and Louisiana Baptists; it failed in a 53-43 vote.

On May 18, John Yeats, the communications director for the Louisiana Baptists, wrote that the Baptists “despise bullying,” but the bill “has been hijacked Read more