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Default Steve Beshear issues 197 pardons in final act as governor

My office (DPA) worked so hard on the clemency packets for these ladies! Congrats to each and every one of them, it has been an honor and pleasure working with them!


Of the commutations of sentence or full pardons to 10 women who suffered domestic violence, Beshear said, “These 10 women — some of whom are currently incarcerated and some of whom have already been released from institutions — were recommended to me for consideration for full pardons after an extensive joint review by the Department for Public Advocacy and the Kentucky Domestic Violence Association.

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On behalf of those ladies, I'd like to thank you and your dept. for giving the best Christmas ever!

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