Police Investigating “Heinous” Death of Black Activist Sadie Roberts-Joseph in Louisiana

Police have not yet ruled her death a homicide and are waiting on the results of an autopsy.
Trone Dowd
drug prices

Louisiana Just Struck a Deal to Get An Unlimited Supply of a $24K Hep C Cure

The list price of Epclusa is $74,760; the generic is priced at $24,000.
Belle Cushing
William Turton

Louisiana City Just Repealed Its “Saggy Pants” Law After a Black Man Was Shot by Police

“There is no legitimate need for this ordinance beyond racially motivated animus,” the ACLU of Louisiana’s legal director said.
Emma Ockerman
Abortion Rights

So-Called "Heartbeat Bills" Are a Lie, and Doctors Want You to Stop Calling Them That

The science behind laws banning abortion after a fetal "heartbeat" is detected is inaccurate.
Emma Ockerman

Classic Crawfish Boil Recipe

The perfect Cajun way to feed a crowd.
Isaac Toups

Louisiana Just Passed a Near-Total Abortion Ban. The Democrat Governor Plans to Sign It.

“As governor, I have been true to my word and my beliefs on this issue,” he wrote.
Emma Ockerman

Giving Fetuses Legal Rights Could Be a Nightmare for Women, Advocates Say

"This is a statute that arguably makes every criminal law applicable to the pregnant women."
Carter Sherman
Hate Crime

Sheriff deputy's son who burned three black churches will face hate crime charges

The NAACP deemed the fires in Louisiana, plus another fire at a civil rights center in Tennessee, to be “domestic terrorism.”
Tess Owen
Louisiana Church Burnings

What we know about the man who allegedly burned three black churches in Louisiana

The FBI will be looking into his involvement in black metal music
Tess Owen
Abortion Rights

Here's what the Supreme Court's new abortion ruling signals about the future of Roe v. Wade

Despite a conservative majority, the court voted to temporarily block a law requiring abortion providers to get admitting privileges.
Carter Sherman

I Spent 12 Hours Eating Everything at a LSU Tailgate

I’m instantly handed sausage, fried soft-shell crab, and a deep-fried Twinkie—which probably shouldn't have shared fryer oil with the crab.
Naomi Tomky
The VICE Guide to Right Now

These Dragon Christmas Decorations Are Tearing a Neighborhood Apart

"Your dragon display is only marginally acceptable at Halloween. It is totally inappropriate at Christmas. It makes your neighbors wonder if you are involved in a demonic cult."
River Donaghey