Special Session Fails Crime's Wrong Direction


March 14, 2024

Louisiana House Democrats are committed to addressing crime and making our communities safer. Unfortunately, we were not involved in drafting the call for the second special legislative session. The overwhelming majority of the bills filed for this special session fail to address crime before it happens. They are reactive, not proactive. These bills will not make our communities safer and they will disproportionately impact black people and poor people. And they will fill our prisons with non-violent offenders at an extraordinary cost to Louisiana taxpayers. “House Democrats believe that more...

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