06:30 Newscast, April 29th, 2016

The state House approves a measure that would ban a common procedure used in second trimester abortions. Bossier City Representative Mike Johnson calls these “dismemberment” abortions and says every year more than a thousand unborn children are aborted through this process…:
CUT 15 (08) “ripped off”
Opponents of the measure feel restricting abortions only forces women to become desperate and turn to unsafe methods. Johnson’s bill was approved unanimously, and the measure now heads to the Senate.

A bill that would outlaw sex offenders from going door to door to sell product is unanimously approved by the House, and now heads to the Senate. The bill’s author, Alexandria Representative Lance Harris, believes this proposal would protect children who are left home alone. A similar measure has already been approved in the Senate.

A poll paid for by the Louisiana Cannabis Association finds that 72-percent of Louisiana voters support legalizing medical marijuana as a treatment for more diseases. Jesse McCormick is glad to see a majority of voters support the use of medical cannabis to help relieve pain for people who suffer from different diseases, like cancer and HIV…:
Cut 10 (07) “understand”
Legislators have been conflicted on the matter.

An employee at Cabela’s Sporting Goods Store in Gonzales accidentally shot himself in the hand while showing a .22 caliber to a customer, according to police. Cops are investigating but the incident has been declared an accident.