Bill to add LGBT as a protected class heads to full Senate

By Jack Richards

BATON ROUGE — A Senate committee Tuesday sent to the full chamber a bill that would add protected classes of people to the state’s non-discrimination laws.

Senate Bill 332 by Sen. J.P. Morrell, D-New Orleans, would amend existing non-discrimination statutes to include age, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity or expression and sex.

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