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Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana, Springfield, Livingston Parish, Louisiana, Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2023-03-24

Duration: 00:06:40

Subjects: Public libraries | Children's books


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Morrison, Kitty Interviewee
  • Landry, Jeff Speaker
  • Mejia, Lynette Interviewee
  • Brevis, Melanie Interviewee


This segment from the March 24, 2023, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s report on two bills aimed at limiting a child’s access to books with explicit content at public libraries. She interviews Kitty Morrison, a teacher at the Springfield Preparatory School, and Lynette Mejia and Melanie Brevis of Lafayette Citizens Against Censorship. Her report also includes highlights of a press conference with Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry on his Protecting Innocence Project.