Representative T. Taylor Townsend is a graduate of Northwestern State University and Southern University Law Center. This Democrat serves District 23 in the Louisiana State House of Representatives. He is married with two children, active in Ducks, Unlimited, on the Board of Directors for Friends for Red River Refuge, and a member of the Natchitoches Area Chamber of Commerce.
Is Louisiana a Sportsman’s Paradise or Problem?
For decades Louisiana has proclaimed itself as the “Sportsman’s Paradise.” But for today’s hunters, changes to Louisiana’s landscape have caused a decline in the quality of the state’s deer habitat and smaller game. For coastal fishermen, private property rights often unduly restrict access to waters that are considered public in any other state.