3:30 LRN Newscast

The Louisiana House approves legislation making it a crime to possess two abortion-inducing drugs without a prescription. Louisiana would be the first state to classify these abortion-inducing pills as controlled dangerous substances. Carencro Representative Julie Emerson…
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More than 200 doctors have expressed opposition to the bill saying they are needed to treat miscarriages or stop hemorrhaging after childbirth.

New Orleans Representative Aimee Freeman accused supporters of putting the interests of the anti-abortion group Louisiana Right to Life over medical experts.
Cut 5 (11) “…of this state.”
The amended bill returns to the Senate.

Amended legislation to remove the required 20-minute break for minors who work five or more hours passes in the Senate. Brooke Thorington has more.
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The state department of education released a series of recommendations designed to make it easier for teachers in the classroom. Superintendent of Education Cade Brumley says one of the recommendations would support student mental health challenges through trained professionals…
cut 13 (08) “…mental health professionals”