- Governor signs an executive order barring discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender people
- In doing so, he rescinds an order from former Gov. Bobby Jindal that dealt with businesses that refused services to same-sex couples
- Critics saying Edwards is denying people of faith their rights
(CNN)Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed an executive order than aims to provide more protection for LGBT rights, the governor's office said Wednesday.