The residents of this good state were outraged and in days, Compass had resigned in disgrace. In the aftermath, Louisiana passed strong laws forbidding the confiscation of firearms, even during an emergency. Later, the Louisiana voters approved a state constitutional amendment that makes possession of firearms a fundamental right, subject only to strict scrutiny. The elected officials of that time are gone.
The then-Mayor of New Orleans, Ray Nagin is in federal prison. The then-governor, Katherine Blanco is retired from politics. Our US Senator from that time Mary Landrieu, didn't survive her next election.The Katrina/Rita debacle pretty much made a clean sweep of the Democrats in office. Now, Louisiana is a bright-red state and we've made dramatic reforms in our gun laws to make sure that in an emergency, The People have the ability to defend themselves.
It's been ten years, and I'm still blogging. How about that?