“Come August, most high schoolers in Louisiana will have to show proof of a COVID-19 vaccination or submit a written exemption to attend school, after an effort among lawmakers to reverse the rule by Gov. John Bel Edwards fell apart Wednesday,” KTBS 3 reports.
Edwards’ decision last year to add the COVID-19 jab to the school shots list caused controversy among lawmakers, but they were unable to make the Democratic governor stand down.
Lawmakers then attempted to pass a legislative resolution.
From KTBS 3:
Authored by House Health & Welfare Committee Chair Larry Bagley, House Concurrent Resolution 3 would’ve repealed Edwards’ rule in its entirety. It passed the House and needed only to win approval in the Senate to go into effect.
But following a