September 21, 2016

Uptown Messenger By Owen Courreges September 19, 2016 On Monday, Mayor Landrieu honored his vainglorious pledge made earlier this year to when he signed a new gun ordinance. The final draft of this absurd farce of legislative dreck was mercifully stripped of all provisions that completely merely mirrored existing state law. …

May 18, 2016

Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights: Anatomy of Successful Grassroots Umbrella Group Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights (ANR) and the American Nonsmokers’ Rights Foundation have been leading the charge to protect nonsmokers from secondhand smoke since 1976. They started out as a small group of concerned citizens who were tired of breathing other people’s …

May 17, 2016

Imagine boarding a plane after a week away from home at meetings in another city. You’re looking forward to getting home to your family and sleeping in your own bed. You settle into your seat and close your eyes, happy to take a long-delayed nap. You sigh and breathe in …

April 28, 2016

KSLA 12 April 26, 2016 by Meg Gatto Gun rights advocates call Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s proposed ordinance dealing with firearms in New Orleans unconstitutional. This, as the NRA may be getting involved in the fight. Former New Orleans officer and current firearms instructor Mark Shreve admits the city has its fair share of problems …

May 13, 2015

The Lens May 12, 2015 By Claudia Barker That’s what the Edible Schoolyard New Orleans is all about. At the five open-admissions public schools managed by the FirstLine charter management organization, we’re working to change the way children eat, learn and live. FirstLine believes that food education is a vital …