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La. Gov. Signs Bill Restricting Sex Education

La. Gov. Signs Bill Restricting Sex Education

June 13, 2014 — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) on Thursday signed into law a measure (HB 305) that restricts sex education in the state, Reuters reports (Kaminsky, Reuters, 6/12).

The bill bars employees or representatives of abortion providers and their affiliates from instructing, speaking or distributing information pertaining to reproductive health or family planning at public or charter schools (Women's Health Policy Report, 5/28).