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May 30, 2012

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-05-30

Duration: 00:02:05

Subjects: PHYSICIANS | Discrimination against the mentally ill | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2012 | Politics | Government | Abortion | Health Care


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Hoffman, Frank Speaker
  • Waddell, Greg Speaker
  • Jackson, Katrina Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from May 30, 2012, features State Representative Frank Hoffman testifying on a bill prohibiting abortions when the fetus can feel pain. It also includes attorney Greg Waddell of the Louisiana State Medical Society and State Representative Katrina Jackson testifying on a bill preventing doctors from discriminating against patients with a mental illness. Host: Shauna Sanford