John Bel Edwards, Outgoing Louisiana Gov., Pardons 56 Prisoners, Including 40 Killers Who Were Guilty

John Bel Edwards, Outgoing Louisiana Gov., Pardons 56 Prisoners, Including 40 Killers Who Were Guilty

Since October of this year, the departing governor of Louisiana has pardoned 56 prisoners, including numerous killers who were found guilty. During his last time in office, Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards made closing the state’s egregiously overcrowded prisons a key priority. “For as long as I can remember, Louisiana reflexively responded to an increase … Read more