Georgia's State Board of Pardons and Paroles reinstates gun rights to convicted felons

...rights reinstated by the State Board of Pardons and Paroles.The board restored firearms...could explain an overall increase in gun pardons. In 2012 the number of violent felons...gun rights are restored. Although the pardons reinstate felons' rights to bear arms...

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Clemency denied for death row inmateATLANTA - The State Board of Pardons and Paroles has denied clemency for a Georgia death row inmate who killed a sheriff's deputy.The board made its decision Monday...

Pardons board grants clemency to condemned Georgia man

ATLANTA - The Georgia pardons board made the rare decision Friday to spare the life of a condemned...1991 murder of his ex-classmate.The move by the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles to reduce Daniel Greene's death sentence to life in...

Pardons board denies clemency

The State Board of Pardons and Paroles denied clemency Friday for Mark McClain, who was sentenced to death by a Richmond County Superior Court jury nearly...

Ga. watches sex offenders on Halloween

Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles officials say sex offenders on parole will be subject to increased supervision on Halloween.The agency said in a...

Man executed for killing Georgia deputy after robbery

...Florida's interpretation of its definition of intellectual disability" and does not affect Georgia law.The Georgia Board of Pardons and Parole on Monday denied clemency for Holsey. The state Supreme Court declined to halt the case on Tuesday.

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Death row inmate granted clemencyATLANTA - Georgia's Board of Pardons and Paroles on Wednesday spared the life of an inmate facing scheduled execution, commuting the condemned man's sentence the...

Ga. pardons board granting more medical reprieves to sick inmates to save millions in spending

...reprieves granted by the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles has jumped from 51 in 2008...to build a better relationship with the pardons board. Five years ago, the board approved...million.The corrections department and the pardons board wouldn't provide details about...

Investigate pardons

...Committee is scheduled to open its hearings on the Clinton pardons today. And Rep. Dan Burton, R-Ind., who chairs the House...secretive actions, so citizens will learn the truth about his pardons of some of the nation's most notorious criminals.

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Pardons and paroles board decision raises many questions

...answer. (Editor's note: The writer is a member of the Victims and Community Advisory Council of the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles and was the director of the Community Mental Health Center of East Central Georgia for 17 years.)

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