Legislative Oops of the Tongue

I don’t know anyone here that’s been killed with a handgun.
— Rep. Avery Alexander, D-New Orleans

I think we have passed something that we didn’t want to do.
–Rep. Chuck McMains, R-Baton Rouge

I can’t believe that we are going to let a majority of the people decide what is best for this state.
–Rep. John Travis, D-Jackson

This amendment does more damage than it does harm.
–Rep. Cynthia Willard-Lewis, D-New Orleans

Y’all are hurting my tender ears. I would appreciate it if y’all would scream one at a time.
— House Speaker John Alario, D-Westwego

I was 15 years old before I ate my first chicken without tire tracks.
–Rep. Jay McCallum, D-Farmerville

Describing how it is to run through a gauntlet of lobbyists to get to the Senate chamber:
They’re lined up like cooters on a log on a sunshiny day.
— Sen. B.B. Sixty Rayburn, D-Bogalusa

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