World Record in Louisiana: Prison Capital of the World

Written by Gary North on May 18, 2012

Nowhere on earth does any government exceed Louisiana’s ratio of inmates to citizens: one in 86. This is triple what it is in Iran. It is seven times China’s ratio. It is ten times Germany’s. Things aren’t busting out all over in Louisiana. Overcrowding has been solved. The prisons are only 90% occupied. There’s space […]

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