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Sex, Drugs, Prison, Education, Jindal…Ingredients to a Dying Louisiana! By Terry Young

Terry Young We live in a Red State. That’s no secret. So many Louisiana residents take pride in our state’s conservative values.   Traditional notions of family, “small” government, emphasizing the importance of being business friendly, being tough on crime—violent and victimless alike—the unrestricted freedom to bear arms and [...]

By |2013-01-13T06:17:10+00:00January 13th, 2013|Voices|Comments Off on Sex, Drugs, Prison, Education, Jindal…Ingredients to a Dying Louisiana! By Terry Young

Getting your voting rights restored after a conviction

Louisiana has the highest rate of incarceration in the United States. Louisiana has more people in jail per capita than any other state in the Union. The United States has the largest number of people in prison per capita than any other country in the world. Conviction on felony charges brings with [...]

By |2013-01-12T20:37:20+00:00January 12th, 2013|Party Communications|Comments Off on Getting your voting rights restored after a conviction