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  • Obama pardoned more turkeys than people in 2014
    Obama pardoned more turkeys than people in 2014
    On November 26, 2014, President Barack Obama has carried out the annual White House tradition by pardoning two turkeys. He extended the executive clemency to Mac and Cheese – two lucky birds that will now live out the remainder of their days...
  • Many people support Snowden
    Edward Snowden is now a man without a country
    Edward Snowden participated in an on-line blog on Jan. 23, 2014. One of the topics that was discussed was whether Snowden could return to the US. The discussion questions were submitted on Twitter. Snowden stated that he preferred to return to the...
  • Presidential pardons
    Presidential pardons: 21 sentences commuted by Obama in year end pardons
    Presidential pardons were extended to a total of 21 individuals by Barack Obama this week, marking the president’s most extensive use to date of his power to commute convictions.According to The Associated Press on Thursday, included in the...
  • Pardoned dogs need home fast
    Times almost out for 7 pardoned dogs in Alabama
    BUTLER, AL – Paws for Hope and Faith the not-for-profit organization that travels the country negotiating pardons for the animals in kill shelters, found themselves in Alabama this Monday at the Butler Town Pound (BTP) which is located in...
  • Whitehouse.gov petitions for Snowden pardon exceeds 100,000 signatures
    Whitehouse.gov petitions for Snowden pardon exceeds 100,000 signatures
    Whitehouse.gov petitions to pardon Edward Snowden now exceeds 100,000 signatures. The National Security Agency whistleblower is called a "national hero" in the petition. According to The Christian Science Monitor on June 25, 2013, it is...
  • Paws for Hope and Faith gain pardons in Florida
    Pardon program moves to Manatee animal shelter
    Bradenton, FL. – The Paws for Hope and Faith pardon program that is run by Shane and Janet Smith of Georgia, have gained the pardon for the animals in 2 Manatee County animal shelters. Under this program over 200 animals in the two shelters...
  • Paws for Hope and Faith gain pardon for 36 dogs
    Paws for Hope and Faith gain 13 day pardon for dogs (Photos) (Photos)
    GEORGIA - Shane and Janet Smith, founders of Paws for Hope and Faith have gained the pardon for 36 dogs at the Macon-Bibb Animal shelter.Shelter director, Sarah Tenon, granted the non-profit organization a pardon for the current dogs housed at the...
  • Governor Christie grants a pardon for a woman that turned her life around
    Governor Christie grants a pardon for a woman that turned her life around
    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie granted a pardon today, Dec.21, 2012, to Joyce Holman of Piscataway for crimes that she committed in her younger years. Holman, 59, had a record of drug abuse, shoplifting, passing bad checks and drug possession...
  • Saudi Arabia forcing prisoners to fight in Syria.
    Saudi Arabia coercing convicts and death row inmates to fight in Syria
    Secret documents “leaked to the media” disclosed on Sunday that Saudi Arabia has been sending death convicts to Syria to join the armed campaign against President Bashar a-Assad's government, according to a FARS news agency report....
  • Cobbler the pardoned turkey
    Another D.C. turkey gets off scott free
    No, it wasn’t Eric Holder; it was a turkey by the name of Cobbler! Yes, the day before Thanksgiving 2012, the second most celebrated holiday in the U.S., another turkey was pardoned in D.C. This is a tradition that has taken place over the...
  • Turkey Pardon Day 2012
    White House turkeys pardoned and a pardon of greater magnitude
    On the day before Thanksgiving President Obama carried out a 65-year-old tradition with a pardon of the National Thanksgiving Turkey Presentation in a ceremony in the Rose Garden. The President pardoned “Cobbler” and its feathered...
  • Law Scales
    Police Officers’ Killer Convicted and Sentenced
    William Woodard, 31, has been convicted and sentenced to life without the possibility of parole for the 2008 shooting deaths of off duty Dekalb County police officers Eric Barker and Ricky Bryant Jr.The two officers had been working side jobs...
  • Terrell animal Shelter at capacity and pardon could end
    Terrell animal shelter at capacity and pardon could end
    Dawson GA, in June of this year thePaws for Hope and Faithorganization founded by Shane and Janet Smith, gained afull pardonfor thedogshoused in theTerrell county animal shelter.The pardon extended in July, and as long as the shelter stayed under...
  • Paws for Hope and Faith gain full pardon for shelter dogs
    Lucky dogs at one animal control shelter gain full pardon
    Dawson, GA, the 35 dogs housed at the Terrell County shelter have been given a seven day pardon this week thanks to Martha Anne Coe the animal control director of the shelter and Shane and Janet Smith the founders of Paws for Hope and Faith an...
  • Here Comes the Judge
    Here comes the judge
    When Scott and I first got married, I worked in the downtown Atlanta area, commuting quite a distance from home. On a good day, it was a three hour drive round trip. Traffic was quite heavy.I remember one afternoon wanting to get home fast....