Sen. Steen Miles’ resolution honoring Jane Fonda passed but was then challenged by Sen. John Douglas:
But Sen. John Douglas (R-Covington), a retired Army major and the chairman of the Senate Veterans and Military Committee, stood up as the Senate was adjourning and briefly voiced his strong opposition to the resolution. His words provoked a strong response from Miles, who argued that Fonda’s work deserved recognition. She then criticized her fellow lawmakers for not considering enough legislation to help the state’s most vulnerable residents.
“We have been very, very hypocritical when it comes to taking care of the least of these and the lost,