By Jenn Jacques
Remember when President Obama pulled an Oprah with the prison population? You’re granted clemency!! And YOU get a pardon!!
In December, Obama wrapped up his presidency in the same manner he spent his time in the Oval Office: ignoring the need for criminal justice reform and continuing to support criminals who have brazenly chosen to ignore the law. All told, Obama commuted the sentences of 1,176 individuals, including 395 life sentences, and granted pardons to 148 individuals.
The ‘free passes’ our previous president granted to inmates “exemplified his belief that America is a nation of second chances”. But one Texas woman showed exactly how much Obama’s Get Out of Jail card meant to her. Bupkiss.
49-year-old Carol Denise Richardson was arrested on April 13, 2017, for theft in Pasadena, TX, after she stole $60 of laundry detergent she intended to sell to for drug money.
Richardson was convicted by a federal jury in June 2006 for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of crack cocaine and two counts of possession with intent to distribute the drug, the Houston Chronicle reported. With an extensive criminal background, she was sentenced to life in prison.
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