The conservative Pelican Institute penned a letter in The Advocate highlighting the false claims made by Sen. John Kennedy regarding Louisiana's bipartisan criminal justice reform. Below is an excerpt from the letter:
By: James M. Lapeyre Jr., Smart on Crime LA, and Daniel J. Erspamer, Pelican Institute for Public Policy
"On Aug. 8, U.S. Sen. John Kennedy sent a letter to President Donald Trump criticizing Louisiana’s 2017 package of criminal justice reforms. The letter contained a number of factual errors to support his claim that the reforms have failed to achieve the intended results."