1647 - A new law banned Catholic priests from the colony of Massachusetts. The penalty was banishment or death for a second offense.
1836 - The U.S. House of Representatives adopted what has been called the Gag Rule.
BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - Baton Rouge Metro Council says homeowners should have a say in what the speed limit should be where they live.
In an 8-1 vote Wednesday night - Council passed an ordinance that does just that.