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Louisiana official wants to take library’s money to build new jail: ‘They’re teaching Mexicans how to speak English’

Voters in one Louisiana parish will decide Saturday whether to devote funding for their library to a new jail. Lafourche Parish Council Lindel Toups pushed the measure because he disapproves of some of the library’s programs. “They’re teaching Mexicans how to speak English,” Toups told the Tri-Parish Times, referring to…