Louisiana Legislature should read the Bible before elevating it

Jarvis DeBerry hits the nail on the head in describing — and decrying — the hypocrisy of the Louisiana state legislature, as it holds up the Bible as our “official state book” while rejecting repeated efforts to help the state’s poor.

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You can watch WJP Policy Advocate Erika Zucker discuss the Labor Committee hearing on the proposals to establish, and raise, the state’s minimum wage on Louisiana: the State We’re In tonight at 7:00 pm on Louisiana Public Broadcasting or on lpb.org here.

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