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Governor Of Indiana 'Mike Pence' Refused To Pardon Man Who Was Proven Innocent

As governor of Indiana, Mike Pence refused to pardon a man who was proven innocent of all accused crimes.

Keith Cooper was wrongfully convicted of a crime he did not commit 20 years ago, and he patiently waited three years for then-Indiana Gov. 171 more words

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NZ sheep and beef farmers more profitable than Northern Hemisphere counterparts – Allan Barber:

When sheep and beef farmers in New Zealand grumpily ponder their forecast returns for 2016-17, they may be able to take some comfort from the precarious state of farmers in Europe, particularly the UK where they are facing even more uncertainty of income. 541 more words

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Cooper 'wanted to live the American Dream;' Gary was fleeing gunfire; Hixson recalled after death

Sunday Dec. 18, 2016

In recent weeks, I’ve covered the death of a woman killed by a stray bullet shot into her home, an officer-involved shooting and a former Elkhart man’s push for exoneration in a violent robbery. 501 more words

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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)

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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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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

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