New Orleans leaders distance city politics from state legislators’ override veto on transgender athletes bill

 New Orleans leaders distance city politics from state legislators’ override veto on transgender athletes bill

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -Debate was swift as state senators voted to override a bill the governor vetoed, what is called the ‘Fairness in women’s Sports Act.’

“The Governor did the right thing to protect people from discrimination and economy arise in support of the governor’s action,” said Sen. Karen Carter Peterson.

“This bill says a biological woman should compete against a biological woman it can’t be more simple than that,” said Sen. Beth Mizell.

“We have clearly entered a new era and Louisiana politics where the legislature is exerting an authority that we should now see in future years if we have a Democrat in the governor’s office and Republicans in the legislature,” said Mike Sherman Fox 8 Political analyst.

As the Senate voted along party lines, Fox 8 political analyst Mike Sherman says the big question is how house representatives will vote.

“We would see north versus south, rural versus urban, but we’re…

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