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Death row in an American prison.

Louisiana governor calls for end to death penalty — and legalizing some abortions

Apr 12, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, citing “pro-life values,” has called on lawmakers to end the state’s death penalty in the... Read more

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards.

Louisiana Catholic governor calls for prayer and fasting amid coronavirus

Jul 17, 2020

The governor of Louisiana has called for three days of prayer and fasting for people affected by coronavirus, and the... Read more

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards.

Louisiana governor announces day of prayer and fasting

Mar 24, 2020

The Catholic governor of Louisiana has asked fellow citizens to pray and fast on March 24 for those affected by... Read more

Crowds at the 2020 March for Life.

Pro-life Democrat calls for 'unity' for life

Jan 24, 2020

By Matt Hadro

Pro-life unity comes before party loyalty, a Democratic state senator said Friday at the national March for Life on Friday.  Read more

A pro-life demonstrator awaits the Supreme Court.

After Louisiana governor's election, hope for pro-life Democrats?

Nov 19, 2019

By Matt Hadro

Pro-lifers are hopeful that the re-election of Democrat John Bel Edwards as Louisiana governor could turn the tide in a... Read more

Louisiana State Capitol building which is located in Baton Rouge.

Louisiana governor to sign heartbeat bill

May 30, 2019

Gov. John Bel Edwards (D) has previously spoken in favor of the bill. Following its passage by the house, the... Read more