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May 21, 2014

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-05-21

Duration: 00:01:44

Subjects: Politics | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2014 | Government | Health Care | Abortion


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Hoffman, Frank Speaker
  • Badon, Austin Speaker
  • Flournoy, Melissa Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from May 21, 2014, features: State Representative Frank Hoffman testifying before the Senate Health and Welfare Committee on his bill prohibiting elective abortion providers from distributing information about abortions in public or charter schools; State Representative Austin Badon testifying on his bill allowing doctors to keep a pregnant mother alive in order to allow for the birth of her baby; and Dr. Melissa Flournoy of Planned Parenthood testifying against Badon’s bill. Host: Charlie Whinham