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Louisiana Considered: Solutions for vaccine hesitancy among white evangelicals

Phoebe Jones
A vaccinator prepares a dose of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination clinic at Cypress Bayou Casino. April 7, 2021.
  • Patrick Madden hosted this Wednesday’s episode of Louisiana Considered.
  • Kaiser Family Foundation Associate Director for Public Opinion Ashley Kirzinger, Dartmouth College John Philips Professor in Religion Randall Balmer and Southwestern Seminary Land Center Director and pastor Daniel Darling join us for a roundtable discussion about what can be done to combat COVID-19 vaccine misinformation targeted at white evangelical conservatives, who are less likely to get vaccinated than any other religious demographic.
Patrick Madden joined WWNO in 2019 as its first-ever Regional News Director, overseeing news reporting at WWNO, as well as our partner station WRKF Baton Rouge. Madden also serves as one of the hosts of Louisiana Considered, and co-hosts Friday's Politics Roundtable on Louisiana Considered with Stephanie Grace, columnist for The Times-Picayune | The Advocate.
Aubry is a reporter, producer and operations assistant in Baton Rouge.