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Encyclopedia > Louisiana State Legislature

The Louisiana State Legislature is the legislative branch of the U.S. state of Louisiana. It is bicameral body, comprised of the lower house Louisiana House of Representatives with 105 Representatives, and the upper house Louisiana Senate with 39 Senators. Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the... This article is about the U.S. State. ... In government, bicameralism is the practice of having two legislative or parliamentary chambers. ... The Louisiana House of Representatives is the lower house in the Louisiana State Legislature, the state legislature of the U.S. state of Louisiana. ... The Louisiana Senate is the upper house of the state legislature of Louisiana. ...

The legislature meets in Louisiana's state capital, Baton Rouge. In countries with federal constitutions divided into subnational entities known as states, the state capital is the administrative center of a state. ... Capitol Building Baton Rouge is the capital of Louisiana, a state of the United States of America. ...

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North Star State - definition of North Star State in Encyclopedia (2020 words)
The state is bordered on the north by Canada (Manitoba and Ontario), on the east by Wisconsin and Lake Superior, on the south by Iowa, and on the west by North Dakota and South Dakota.
The state's average elevation is 1,200 feet (366 m), with a high point at Eagle Mountain (2,301 ft or 701 m) and a low at the surface of Lake Superior (602 ft or 183 m).
The state population, as of 2003, was 5,059,375 (1.75% of the total national population), with a growth rate of 12.4% in the last 10 years (compared to 13.1% for the nation).
BIGpedia - Separation of church and state - Encyclopedia and Dictionary Online (4780 words)
The separation of church and state is related to freedom of religion, but the two concepts are different and one should not infer hastily that countries with a state church do not necessarily have freedom of religion, nor should one infer that a country without a state church necessarily enjoys freedom of religion.
The opposite end of the spectrum from secularism is a theocracy, in which the state and state religion are inseperable, and the rule of law is based on interpretation of a religious texts such as the Bible or the Qur'an.
When the Louisiana state legislature passed a law requiring public school biology teachers to give Creationism and evolution equal time in the classroom, the United States Supreme Court ruled that the law was unconstitutional because it was intended to advance a particular religion, and did not serve the secular purpose of improved scientific education.
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