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...

Pardon Our Mess: Overgrown grass in the median area of Laurel Lane

Grass is overgrown in the median area of Laurel Lane.

Lies come from both sides

...Democrats formed an investigative committee like the present Republican Benghazi one. President George H.W. Bush granted pardons to six Reagan administration officials, including former Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger, effectively ending the investigation...

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

...between the donations and the pardon should be thoroughly investigated...its hearings on the Clinton pardons today. And Rep. Dan Burton...hearings to discuss reform of the pardon process. With what Americans...will learn the truth about his pardons of some of the nation's most...

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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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