For his part, Gov. John Bel Edwards, who is championing a slate of criminal justice reform bills this session, said he has is not wading into the death penalty debate.Nobody gets any cred for just voting No as a reflex. They might actually have to think about it. Which, you know, on the other hand, maybe that's not such a great idea.
Last week, in an interview with reporters, he said he would watch the debate unfold but was not going to take a position.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
And the number one reason Louisiana might actually abolish the death penalty is...
The Governor has no position on it.