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Cold hearted Mike Pence refuses to pardon a man wrongly convicted and proven innocent

Mike Pence (Flickr/House GOP)

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In a growing list of heartless Mike Pence actions, the Indiana governor has now denied a pardon for a man wrongly convicted and now proven innocent. 439 more words

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Caleb Gee reblogged this on United States Hypocrisy and commented:

Mike Pence is every bit as bad as Donald Trump and in some ways even worse. Not only has he called for directly striking the legitimate government of Syria and by extension their Russian ally, he won't even pardon a long-suffering inmate who it's been proven beyond any doubt is innocent of the crime for which he was convicted.

Cold hearted Mike Pence refuses to pardon a man wrongly convicted and proven innocent

Mike Pence (Flickr/House GOP)

RAW STORY

In a growing list of heartless Mike Pence actions, the Indiana governor has now denied a pardon for a man wrongly convicted and now proven innocent. 439 more words

U.S. Politics

Xena reblogged this on We Hold These Truths To Be Self-Evident and commented:

So Pence has no respect for the Parole Board's decision. I wonder how he feels about Supreme Court decisions?

Ex-Elkhart man's advocates turn to Elkhart County Prosecutor Curtis Hill in push for pardon

Thursday Sept. 29, 2016

The Indianapolis Star and Chicago Tribune have followed the case of a former Elkhart man seeking exoneration in a 1996 armed robbery here, recounting the the twists and turns that led to his unjust conviction and, ultimately, his release in 2006. 177 more words

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Mike Pence Delays Pardon Decision: Innocent Man Struggles with Undeserved Felon Label

The Chicago Tribune has reported that Indiana Governor Mike Pence will continue to delay a pardon decision that would clear the name of a man convicted of and imprisoned for 10 years for a 1996 armed robbery he did not commit. 364 more words

Wrongful Conviction

Good News and a Great Book

I had an email this morning from the Wild Atlantic Words Poetry Competition letting me know that a poem has been long-listed for the prize! I’m absolutely thrilled – especially since the judge is Bernard O’Donoghue whom I admire very much. 403 more words

A Social Impact Business Model

Readers know I’m a fan of the Providence Granola Project, a social enterprise that, by training refugees to make a product, acclimates them to US employment norms and aids their transition to self-sufficiency. 222 more words