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Louisiana Constitution of 1974: Declaration of Rights

Loyola Law Review, Spring 1975 By Rep. Woody Jenkins, Member, Committee on Bill of Rights and Elections, Louisiana Constitutional Convention of 1973; co-author, Declaration of Rights, Louisiana Constitution of 1974; member, Louisiana House of Representatives; B.A., LSU, 1969; J.D., LSU Law School, 1972. The Preamble and Declaration of Rights of the new Louisiana Constitution make […]

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Courage Under Fire Nothing New for Man of the Year

By Woody Jenkins, Central City News. CENTRAL — Courage under fire is nothing new for Central Mayor Pro-Tem Ralph Washington. Over the past five years, the popular City Councilman has often stood alone during City Council debates.  His questioning of the city’s privatization contract with CH2MHILL has earned him the undying opposition of some in […]

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Miss America: Grandparents Fled Communism

By Woody Jenkins, Liberty Today. LAS VEGAS— A 17-year-old Nebraska girl has been crowned Miss America — the youngest Miss America in 90 years. Teresa Scanlan, Miss Nebraska, only recently graduated from high school. She is a Christian who was homeschooled until mid-way her junior year in high school. Poised and well-spoken, Miss Scanlan apparently had […]

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‘Distracted Living’ Can Destroy Relationships, a Career, or a Life

By Woody Jenkins, Liberty Today. WASHINGTON — Samuel Morse sent the message “What has God wrought?” from the old Supreme Court chamber in the U.S. Capitol Building to his partner in Baltimore via telegraph in 1844.  He soon extended his lines to New York City. Western Union was founded in 1851 and by 1861 had built a transcontinental telegraph […]

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