The state of Louisiana’s refusal to install air conditioning on death row has already cost taxpayers more than $1 million in legal bills, according to records obtained by The Associated Press.Then again, if the legislature has taught us anything this year, it's that conservatives don't actually care about fixing the budget. They do care about making people suffer, for some reason.
The state could spend roughly the same money — and possibly much less — on an air conditioning system that would satisfy a federal judge’s order to protect death-row inmates from dangerous heat and humidity inside Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Cruelty is expensive
You'd think these conservatives would be sensitive to Louisiana's budget problem.