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...

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...

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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...

Rants & Raves

Comments from readers:THE GEORGIA STATE Board of Pardons and Paroles are reinstating gun rights to an increasing...Better yet, just get rid of the board. There should be no pardons and no paroles. What a criminal is sentenced to is what...

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...

Georgia sex offenders face Halloween restrictions

Officials with the state Board of Pardons and Paroles say sex offenders under state supervision will be subject to curfews for Halloween and, in some cases, required to...

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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Clinton pardons NASCAR team owner

...and avoid the car business and his race team for a year. On Friday, Hendrick was one of 59 people to receive Christmastime pardons from Clinton. At the time he was sentenced in December 1997, Hendrick, who fields the cars driven by Jeff Gordon, was battling...

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