Link to Jeff Landry’s ‘protecting minors’ tip line flooded with thousands of spam complaints (opens in new window)

More than 5,500 pages of complaints were released to the Louisiana Illuminator in response to a public records request. The records include all complaints submitted during the seven-day period immediately following the tip line’s inception on Nov. 28, 2022.

The vast majority of complaints submitted to the tip line were spam. Dozens of users submitted the entire script of Jerry Seinfeld’s “Bee Movie.”

Source: Louisiana Illuminator

Link to Lafayette citizen removed from library board meeting (opens in new window)

Melanie Brevis, co-founder of Lafayette Citizens Against Censorship, was reading a prepared statement during the public comment section of the meeting when Robert Judge, the board’s chair, informed her she was “out of order.”

Two Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s deputies, who were paid security at the meeting, approached her and escorted her out of the meeting.

Source: KATC

Link to Council passes over former professors, librarian to appoint cyber professional to Lafayette library board  (opens in new window)

Of the 10 people who applied for the volunteer position Tuesday, including a school librarian and two former university professors, two were nominated by Parish Council members to be voted on. Christie Maloyed was nominated by Council Chairman A.B. Rubin, the lone Democrat on the council. Erasto Padron Jr. was nominated by John Guilbeau.

Source: The Advocate