Gov. Edwards on how he hopes to fix polarization amid Louisiana abortion debate
This week, Louisiana lawmaker Danny McCormick introduced a bill allowing prosecutors to charge patients with homicide if they get an abortion. But after initially passing out of a house committee and receiving amendments, the bill was ultimately pulled.
WRKF Capitol Access reporter Paul Braun tells us more about this bill and other legislative attempts to restrict abortions as the nation gets ready for a decision from the Supreme Court on the Dobbs v. Jackson case.
The Heartland Summit, a conference in Bentonville, Arkansas that’s sponsored by the Walton Foundation and focuses on fostering collaboration and innovation in the country’s heartland, has just wrapped up. One of the speakers was Gov. John Bel Edwards.
Edwards joined us to discuss how to jumpstart economic growth in the nation’s heartland, and how to reach across the aisle as the abortion debate continues to polarize Louisiana.
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