Thursday, August 14, 2014
The Texas Tribune reports that Governor Rick Perry has commuted 29 death sentences to life in prison. In addition, he has granted 1 conditional pardon, restored the rights of 5 others, granted 2 family medical reprieves, 2 full pardons and restoration of firearms rights, 17 pardons for innocence, 3 restoration of firearms rights and "at least" 158 full pardons. Want to know more? Go here.