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Louisiana Governor Signs Order Protecting LGBT Rights

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards signed an anti-discrimination order Wednesday protecting the rights of gay and transgender people, aligning his state on the liberal side of a political divide playing out across the U.S. South. The Democrat's executive order also protects state employees against discrimination based on other criteria including race, religion, disability or age. It bans state agencies from discrimination, while offering an exemption for churches and religious...

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