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Sun Jun 2, 2019, 08:45 PM

Latest phase of Louisiana's Legislative session? Trying to revive dead bills

This session of the Louisiana Legislature will be remembered more for the carcasses left than the policies addressed.

True, the 2019 Legislature passed a law that, depending on what the courts say, could in the future ban abortions after a heartbeat is detected in the fetus. But here, the legislators just joined the national red wave.

Apart from a handful of measures, lawmakers have spent the last two months sidelining a wide range of policy ideas. Last week alone saw the demise of legalized wagering on sporting events and the practical end of any effort to either start enforcing the death penalty or get rid of it.

That said, nothing will truly die until the gavel comes down 6 p.m. Thursday adjourning the 2019 Session of the Louisiana Legislature.

Read more: https://www.theadvocate.com/baton_rouge/opinion/mark_ballard/article_84f410ac-83bf-11e9-8926-8b9ed4d3c72a.html

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