9:30 LRN Newscast June 29

The Governor has signed a bill into law that bans selling “morning after” abortion pills in Louisiana via mail order. Kevin Gallagher has more…:

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In Delhi Police are searching for the person who left a noose inside Delhi High School’s auditorium. A custodian found the noose last week. Police Chief Roy Williams says the community is extremely upset over the fining and the suspect will be charged with a hate crime and could face up to a year in prison and a $5,000 fine.

The Fair Fight Initiative provides legal services for those who otherwise can’t afford it. Attorney General Jeff Landry says he will defend the abortion ban to the fullest extent in Louisiana. Fair Fight Initiative founding member, David Utter they are prepared to fight.

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A temporary restraining order on the abortion ban will be heard July 8th until then abortions can still be performed in Louisiana.

The United States Supreme Court issues a hold on a lower court ruling that Louisiana must draw a new congressional map. Federal Judge Shelly Dick was to receive a map with two Black majority districts drawn by attorneys today.  But Attorney General Jeff Landry petitioned the high court for the map passed by the majority Republican legislature to be effective for the fall 2022 election…:

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