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Louisiana Governor Threatens Veto, Senate Passes Constitutional Carry

Louisiana Senate passed constitutional carry yesterday. IMG NRA-iLA U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Governor John Bel Edwards, a Democrat, has said he will veto any Constitutional carry bill that arrives on his desk. From apnews.com: BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards indicated Thursday that he will use his veto pen to strike down a bill that would remove the requirement that gun owners have a permit to carry concealed firearms, if the proposal reaches his desk. On 27 April 2021, the Lou...
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Louisiana Senate Agrees to Ban Discrimination on Hairstyles

The Louisiana Senate has unanimously voted to make it illegal for employers to discriminate against someone because of their hairstyle.
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Louisiana Senate Votes to End Concealed Carry Permit Mandate

The Louisiana Senate has voted to end the permitting requirement for people to carry concealed handguns in the state.
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Senate Backs Grading System for Louisiana Water Systems

The Louisiana Senate has unanimously agreed to set up a grading system to tell the public about the condition of the state’s community water systems.
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Louisiana: Senate Committee Passes Constitutional Carry Legislation

Louisiana Senate passed constitutional carry yesterday. IMG iStock-884171322 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Monday, April 19th, the Louisiana Senate Judiciary C Committee passed Constitutional Carry legislation, Senate Bill 118, by a 3 to 2 vote.  The measure now heads to the Senate Floor for further consideration. Please contact your State Senator and ask them to SUPPORT Senate Bill 118. CLICK HERE TAKE ACTION! Senate Bill 118 removes the requirement for law-abiding individuals to obtain a conceal...
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Louisiana Senate Leader Wants Voting Machine Search Scrapped

A key Louisiana Senate leader is calling on Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin to jettison his search for new voting machines and redo the effort after seeking more guidance from lawmakers, election experts and the public.
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Louisiana Senate backs budget, $540M in taxes to finance it

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana’s senators agreed Sunday to a $29 billion state operating budget for the financial year that begins next month, along with about $540 million in taxes necessary to pay for it. The spending plan for the fiscal year that begins July 1 would avoid worst-case scenario cuts discussed for months. […]
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Louisiana Senate Passes Repeal On Prohibition Of Automatic Knives

Louisiana Senate Passes Repeal On Prohibition Of Automatic Knives Cody, WY – -(Ammoland.com)-The American Knife & Tool Institute (AKTI) applauds the Louisiana Senate for passing HB 892, which repeals the prohibition on automatic knives in the state. The bill, sponsored by Representative Mark Wright, R-77, will repeal the archaic state laws that impede on the rights of law abiding citizens of Louisiana.According to the House of Representatives' digest of HB 892, current law in the state of Loui...
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$3.7B Louisiana school funding plan wins easy Senate passage

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana Senate has quickly signed off on a $3.7 billion financing formula to pay for K-12 public schools next year. The formula was submitted by the state education board. It would pay for more than 700,000 students in the 2018-19 school year. The proposal contains no inflationary increases. But […]
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Louisiana Senate panel advances 15-week abortion ban

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Abortions after 15 weeks would be banned in Louisiana under a proposal to enact one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the U.S. A committee voted 4-1 Tuesday to send the proposal to a later debate of the full state Senate. Democratic Sen. John Milkovich says his bill would […]
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Louisiana Senators Reject Raising Age to Buy Assault Weapons

The Louisiana Senate has refused to ban the sale of assault rifles to people under the age of 21.
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Louisiana close to lifting ban on bulletproof backpacks

The Louisiana Senate has approved a provision that would allow students to carry bulletproof backpacks on school grounds.
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Louisiana Senate to debate repeal of death penalty

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A bid to abolish Louisiana’s use of the death penalty is moving to the full Senate for consideration. A Senate judicial committee approved the proposal Tuesday after hearing from a Catholic bishop who said executions violate the sanctity of life. Sen. J.P. Morrell says his measure is intended to end […]
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Louisiana Senate agrees to lift ban on bulletproof backpacks

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana students would be able to carry bulletproof backpacks if House lawmakers back a proposal that won support from state senators. Republican Sen. Mike Walsworth, of West Monroe, said the shooting at a Florida high school where 17 people were killed prompted the measure . Louisiana law currently bans wearing […]
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Louisiana Senate to Debate Age Limit on Assault Weapon Sales

Louisianans could have to wait until they reach drinking age to buy an assault weapon, if lawmakers agree to a proposal that has started advancing in the Senate.
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Minimum Wage Hike, Equal Pay Bills Fail in Louisiana Senate

Louisiana won't be joining 29 other states in paying a minimum wage higher than the federally-set rate.
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No Pay Hike: Minimum Wage Increase Fails in Louisiana Senate

Louisiana won't be joining 29 other states in paying a minimum wage higher than the federally-set rate.
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Minimum wage hike, equal pay bills fail in Louisiana Senate

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana won’t be joining 29 other states in paying a minimum wage higher than the federally-set rate, as Gov. John Bel Edwards saw one of his signature legislative efforts fail for a third year in a row. The Senate on Tuesday refused to hike the rate from the $7.25-per-hour federal […]
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Louisiana Senate to Debate Moving Riverboat Casinos on Land

A rewrite of Louisiana's riverboat casino laws, to allow the gambling facilities to move to land, has started advancing in the Senate.
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Senators back bill for ‘reckless disregard’ hazing lawsuits

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A bill that would give people more room to sue when someone dies from hazing is heading to the full Louisiana Senate for debate. Sen. Dan Claitor’s bill passed a Senate judiciary committee Tuesday. The proposal would allow people to claim additional legal damages if a hazing death is determined […]
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Bill aims to shield assault victims from retaliatory lawsuit

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana Senate has decided that courts should postpone any slander lawsuits filed against people who allege they’ve been sexually assaulted. Sen. J.P. Morrell, the New Orleans Democrat who sponsored the bill, says wealthy perpetrators of sexual misconduct often use defamation lawsuits to try to prevent rape victims from being […]
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David Duke: Charlottesville Rally 'Fulfills The Promises Of Donald Trump'

During a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va. on Saturday, former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke said the event is in line with President Trump’s “promises.” “This represents a turning point for the people of this country. We are determined to take our country back,” Duke said. “We are going to fulfill the promises of Donald Trump. That’s what we believed in. That’s why we voted for Donald Trump, because he said he’s going to take our country back.” David Duke today in #Charlottesvil...
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Louisiana Senate To Consider Bill To End Death Sentences

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana senators are moving ahead with a bill to end executions in the state, a rare proposal in a Republican-controlled region that tends to favor capital punishment. A Senate judicial committee Tuesday voted 6-1 to have the full Senate consider the proposal, which would eliminate the death penalty as punishment for any offenses committed on or after Aug. 1. Even though he supports capital punishment, Republican Rep. Steve Pylant told the committee that cash-strapped L...
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Louisiana Senate to consider bill to end death sentences

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana senators are moving ahead with a bill to end executions in the state, a rare proposal in a Republican-controlled region that tends to favor capital punishment. A Senate judicial committee Tuesday voted 6-1 to have the full Senate consider the proposal, which would eliminate the death penalty as punishment […]
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Louisiana Senate to consider bill to end capital punishment

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana senators are moving ahead with a bill to end executions in the state, a rare proposal in a Republican-controlled region that tends to favor capital punishment. A Senate judicial committee Tuesday voted 6-1 to have the full Senate consider the proposal, which would eliminate the death penalty as punishment […]
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A Democrat Could Feasibly Snag Tom Price's Georgia House Seat

Back in December, a runoff campaign for the Louisiana Senate caught the attention of desperate progressives, who hurled money at Democratic candidate Foster Campbell despite the long odds against him in a deep-red state. In Georgia’s sixth congressional district, a wealthy suburban district that has been held by a…Read more...
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Republican John Kennedy wins Louisiana Senate race in runoff

Kennedy's win fills the nation's last Senate seat and giving the GOP a 52-48 edge in the chamber when the new term begins in January.
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Republican John Kennedy wins Louisiana Senate race in runoff

Kennedy's win fills the nation's last Senate seat and giving the GOP a 52-48 edge in the chamber when the new term begins in January.
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Louisiana Senate win gives GOP 52 seats

CNN projects Republican John Kennedy has won Saturday's US Senate runoff election in Louisiana.
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Republican Wins Louisiana U.S. Senate Runoff

The alt-left suffered another setback today when John Kennedy won a runoff election for the open Louisiana U.S. Senate seat. Leftists saw their position weaken as Republicans gained a 52-48 majority in the U.S. Senate. Two Louisiana U.S. House seats also went to Republicans today and bolstered their majority in that chamber. Republican John Kennedy wins Louisiana Senate race in runoff MELINDA DESLATTE, Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — "Louisiana voters chose Saturday to send Republi...
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