2:30 LRN Newscast April 28

A bill that could have prevented minors from seeking gender therapy has been shelved for the session. Jeff Palermo has the story…

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A head-on collision in Assumption Parish claims the lives of two Thibodaux men. State Police say 31-year old Donald 46-year old Tyrone Clark were killed Tuesday. Investigators say the vehicle Jones was driving crossed the center line and struck the vehicle that Clark was a passenger in.

Health officials celebrate the progress that’s been made in addressing racial disparities in vaccination rates in Louisiana. State Health Officer Dr. Joe Kanter says Louisiana is above the national average now when it comes to the percentage of vaccinated people who are Black.

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A House committee passed another bill that would allow people in Louisiana 21 and older without a felony to carry a concealed handgun without needing a permit or training. Some proponents say it’s a God-given right to carry, but a member of the public, Mrs. Brown, says there’s nothing in the bible saying so.

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Governor Edwards says he will reject any legislation that hits his desk removing the permitting requirement for concealed carry.