Companies may soon have to be pro-gun for a government contract in Louisiana

    Louisiana lawmakers are considering a proposal that would prohibit companies from winning government contracts if they refuse to do business with firearm companies or pro-gun groups, Louisiana Illuminator reports.

    Senate Bill 234, sponsored by Sen. Blake Miguez, R-New Iberia, was voluntarily deferred Monday before the Senate Finance Committee after members chose to defer all of Monday’s bills to consider them at a later date.

    The bill would add restrictions to Louisiana’s public bid law to prohibit any state or local government from contracting with any company unless the contract contains a written verification that the company will not “discriminate” against any “firearm entity” or firearm trade association.

    “Citizens should not be compelled by their government to fund gun control,” Miguez says.

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