6:30 LRN Newscast August 31

Attorney General Jeff Landry is joining 15 other attorneys general and governors who are petitioning the US Supreme Court to shoot down workplace protections that would prevent transgender workers from being fired for being transgender. Louisiana Trans Advocates Board Chair Dylan Waguespack says the amicus brief is another anti-LGBT statement from the AG.
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But the state’s Solicitor General Liz Murrill says trans workplace protections should be written in law, because judicially protecting trans workers from employment discrimination takes away rights from employers….
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The oldest chartered harvest festival in the Bayou State is this weekend in St. Mary Parish. Connor Ferrill has more….
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The Saints concluded the preseason with a 28-0 win over the Rams.