On May 18, while the Louisiana House was debating a bill to fight human sex trafficking, a shameful and sexist amendment was introduced. It was called a joke, but there’s nothing funny about this serious issue.

The overall tone of this debate sent a terrible message to women and girls across the state.

Let’s stand together against this type of rhetoric and demonstrate that issues important to women are no joke.

Women in Louisiana continue to face staggering inequalities, and our state consistently ranks poorly when compared to the rest of the country. Pledge your support, so together, we can improve the state of women in Louisiana, by signing our petition.

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