This Week in Louisiana...
This has been a really difficult week, not just in Louisiana, but in the nation. Georgia, Alabama and Missouri all passed extreme abortion bans. Not to be outdone, Louisiana moved forward with it's own version of a six week abortion ban, with no exceptions for rape or incest. SB 184 passed the House Health and Welfare Committee with no objections. Find out what you need to know about Louisiana's Six Week Abortion Ban.
Louisiana Residents need to call their Representatives NOW (leave a message) and tell them you don't support banning abortions. Call 225-342-6945.
The legislature also recently rejected the Louisiana Employment Non-Discrimination Act, which would have provided protections for LGBTQ workers in the state. To join the campaign fighting for the rights of LGBTQ people in Louisiana, visit Louisiana Trans Advocates' website here
The Louisiana Senate will vote on HB 425, the constitutional amendment to ban abortions in Louisiana. Call your Senators NOW! 225-342-2040
The Paid Family and Medical Leave Act will be heard in the Senate Finance Committee. Learn more about Paid Family Leave
The Senate Ways and Means Committee will consider SB 5, a sales tax exemption for diapers and feminine hygiene.
Watch Senator Hewitt try to understand why diapers are essential items that should not be taxed in Louisiana.
Follow Lift Louisiana's YouTube Channel for more videos of the Louisiana Legislative Session