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May 16, 2012

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-05-16

Duration: 00:02:04

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Government | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2012 | Politics | Assisted living facilities | Health Care | Abortion


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Broome, Sharon Weston Speaker
  • Hawkins, Jackie Speaker
  • Buffington, Sherri Smith Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from May 16, 2012, features State Senator Sharon Weston Broome testifying on her bill allowing a woman considering an abortion to hear the heartbeat and see ultrasound images of the fetus. It also includes State Senator Sherri Smith Buffington testifying on her bill placing a five-year moratorium on the creation of level four assisted living facilities. Host: Charlie Whinham