Cold hearted Mike Pence refuses to pardon a man wrongly convicted and proven innocent

So Pence has no respect for the Parole Board’s decision. I wonder how he feels about Supreme Court decisions?

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Mike Pence (Flickr/House GOP)

Mike Pence (Flickr/House GOP)

RAW STORY

In a growing list of heartless Mike Pence actions, the Indiana governor has now denied a pardon for a man wrongly convicted and now proven innocent.

A BuzzFeed report, details the sad history of Keith Cooper, who served 10 years of a 40-year sentence after being misidentified. In 2008 shooting victim Michael Kershner and his mother, Nona Canell filmed statements and admitted they were wrong. This came after new DNA evidence was found and a jail informant admitted he lied. Canell asked investigators multiple times to see a lineup of potential suspects because she couldn’t be sure. An Elkhart Police detective promised her that they had “the right guy.” They didn’t.

When the new evidence came to light, a judge in the case offered Cooper a deal if he agreed to be resentenced for the crime. By accepting the deal he was…

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Posted on 10/03/2016, in politics and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 9 Comments.

  1. MESSAGE

    I have some errands today and might not make it back until late afternoon.

    Be nice. (I know I don’t have to say that because everyone here is nice.) 🙂

    Racer has a guess blog in the works. Yahtzee’s monthly Black American History is coming, and who knows what I’ll blog about this week. 🙂

    Love you guys,
    Xena

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  2. yahtzeebutterfly

    I agree with the title’s description of the governor. He is being very unkind while playing some sort of political game at Keith’s expence.

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  3. Well then………..according to Trump policy, this is called “Law and Order” no to be confused with “Reality and Mercy”

    Please tell me this is a joke and Cooper is being punked. As soon as any organization gets a petition going, lets get it done.

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  4. I am hoping that Mr. Pence is asked about this particular case tomorrow night during the VP debate. He should be ashamed, Gronda

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    • Oh baby…….that will be worth the price of admission. I cannot fathom a coherent response. What will it be……..Justice was served…….you’re telling me the jury got it wrong ?? What……lets face it, it was another rigged trial.

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    • yahtzeebutterfly

      I hope so, too, Gronda. Asking Pence about this case during the debate would give us all a chance to better understand his heart/character.

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  5. yahtzeebutterfly

    I will miss you, Gloria Naylor.

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  6. You’re the best……we always fight nice…..come on you know that.

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