This is why I am proud to be from Louisiana. Another step closer to stopping murder in the womb.
The measure would codify the Legislature’s stance on abortion if the landmark Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade was overturned. The state already has laws on the books that would ban abortions if that happened.
The Senate voted 31 to 4 to pass the measure, sending it back to the House for concurrence on changes made to the bill. State Rep. Katrina Jackson, D-Monroe, carried the bill, which was supported by anti-abortion groups like the Louisiana Right to Life.