Skip to comments.Obama Withholds Clemency from Pot 'Lifers,' Devastating Families
Posted on 01/19/2017 6:17:42 PM PST by melania
High-profile inmates serving life sentence for marijuana crimes were not given clemency by President Barack Obama on Thursday, leaving their families devastated after long public campaigns urging their freedom.
John Knock, whose sister Beth Curtis has lobbied for the release of nonviolent marijuana convicts, learned Wednesday that his application had been denied. Knock was arrested in 1996 and convicted in 2000 of participating in an international pot-smuggling operation.
Its an incredibly painful disappointment that my brother a wonderful person who is totally nonviolent is going to die in prison, Curtis says, holding back tears.
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But didn’t he pardon drug dealers? Or did he pardon the crackheads? I thought I heard him pardoning for drug sentences.
Obama is a racist, always was, always will be
>But didnt he pardon drug dealers? Or did he pardon the crackheads? I thought I heard him pardoning for drug sentences.
Only the non white ones.
Trump should pardon anyone busted for pot in the first week. Set an example.
Like my uncles before me running Shine, the grass folks are no worse.
H just let out 4 Mexican Drug Cartel leaders. I think that counts as "dealers"
No surprise here, and it foretells a new attack front on Trump. Ø pardons/commutes black thugs, which the enemedia will ignore, suggesting Trump do likewise for white thugs later, for fairness. If or when that happens, the enemedia attacks Trump for outright racism.
He should not have violated the law. Or he needs to change his name to Hillary Clinton. One of the other.
They should sit down and share a smoke.
What is that?
Who is going to pardon the Kenyan?
FLASHBACK: KENYA 2006 - Welcom Home Senator Obama
I believe "donors" is the word Jugears had in mind.
Unlike Dems/commies, most normal white folks don’t want $#1+bags getting out of prison if fairly convicted just because they happen to live in white skin.
Welcome to FR
In some countries, drug smuggling would get you the death penalty.
What is that?
Concur -— Trump Cabinet please help these families if the facts support it.
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