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Headlines – September 4, 2015

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-09-04

Duration: 00:02:27

Subjects: Law Enforcement | Fleming, John C. | Planned Parenthood Federation of America | MEDICAID


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Fleming, John Interviewee


This segment from the September 4, 2015, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: a prayer vigil for Sunset Police Officer Henry Nelson, who was killed on August 26th while responding to a domestic violence call; Governor Bobby Jindal calling for a statewide day of prayer for law enforcement on September 14th; an interview with Congressman John Fleming on his plans to file a resolution calling for a national day of prayer; the firing of a Lake Arthur police officer following the discovery of a picture of him at a Ku Klux Klan rally; and the United States Department of Justice announcing that the Jindal Administration may have violated federal law in terminating the contract of Planned Parenthood as a Medicaid provider.