1130 AM LRN News

The US Supreme Court shoots down a Louisiana law requiring abortion clinics to have admitting privileges on a narrow 5-4 vote. The law was authored in 2014 by now Monroe Senator Katrina Jackson, and opponents argued if it became law it would have shut two of the state’s three clinics and was an attempt to subvert Roe Vs. Wade. Associate Director for the Louisiana Right to Life Angie Thomas says Louisiana law requires admitting privileges for many doctors who perform outpatient surgeries, but not abortion providers…

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New Orleans Senator Troy Carter is suggesting Louisiana should put some regulations into place for travelers coming into the state from Texas and other hotspots following an uptick in COVID-19 cases.  Carter says the state needs to take every necessary precaution.

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It may not be an inoculation to the coronavirus, but could a vaccine for measles, mumps, and rubella help prevent the most severe complications of COVID-19? Kevin Barnhart explains.

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Louisiana is up over 56,000 total positive COVID tests after a busy weekend capped by 15-hundred total new cases being reported over Saturday and Sunday. Governor Edwards says 43 percent of those new cases are people under 29-years-old, a new national trend.