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Louisiana Legislature 2 Votes Short in Effort to Overturn Transgender Sports Ban Veto

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Senate narrowly voted to override the veto, but the House failed to gain the two votes it needed to reach the two-thirds majority required to bypass the governor.Democrats were unswayed by Republican arguments, leaving them short of the supermajority vote that would have made it the first time in three decades that Louisiana has usurped a gubernatorial veto."The last thing you want to do is to lose those major events in exchange for a bill that doesn't change anything on the ground in Louisiana.

It just isn't happening," Edwards said.For more reporting from the Associated Press, continue below.Edwards learned of the failure while on the air for his monthly radio show.

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