No ruling yet after hearing in Louisiana LGBT-rights dispute

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – Lawyers for Louisiana’s governor and attorney general clashed in court Nov. 29, in a struggle about the limits of the statewide elected officials’ authority and Gov. John Bel Edwards’ executive order aimed at protecting LGBT rights.

Baton Rouge Judge Todd Hernandez heard a full day of witness testimony and legal arguments in the latest in a series of disputes between the Democratic Gov. Edwards and Republican Attorney General Jeff Landry.

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Bobby Jindal asks judge to dismiss ACLU lawsuit against him

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. Bobby Jindal’s lawyer has asked a state district judge to throw out a lawsuit that challenges Jindal’s executive order offering special protections to people who oppose same-sex marriage.

Judge Todd Hernandez heard arguments in a hearing about Jindal’s request Oct. 26 but did not immediately rule.

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