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May 19, 2015

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-05-19

Duration: 00:01:45

Subjects: Politics | Government | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2015 | Freedom of religion | Same-sex marriage


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Johnson, Mike Speaker
  • Edmonds, Rick Speaker
  • Perry, Stephen Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from May 19, 2015, features State Representative Mike Johnson, Rick Edmonds of the Louisiana Family Forum, and Stephen Perry of the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau testifying before the House Civil Law and Procedure Committee on Johnson’s bill creating the Marriage and Conscience Act, which aims to protect the religious freedom of individuals who do not agree with same-sex marriage. Host: Charlie Whinham