Louisiana Governor-Elect John Bel Edwards To Issue Order Protecting LGBT State Workers

Carlos Santoscoy | On Top Magazine | December 2, 2015

Louisiana Governor-elect John Bel Edwards plans to issue an executive order protecting LGBT state employees and government contractors.

According to The Times-Picayune, Edwards, a Democrat, told the paper he plans to sign such a document after he takes office on January 11.

“People deserve not to be fired from their jobs because of who they are,” Matthew Patterson of Equality Louisiana told the paper.

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