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Iowa could be the next state to amend its constitution and restore voting rights to tens of thousands of ex-felons

Florida voters approved a similar amendment last year, and if Iowa follows suit, only two US states will have lifetime voting bans for all felons.
Thomia Hunter.

After spending 15 years in prison, a woman who murdered her abusive ex-boyfriend was granted clemency

After spending 15 years in prison, Gov Kasich commuted Thomia Hunter's sentence. In 2005, Hunter murdered her abusive ex in self-defense.

Cyntoia Brown, a trafficking victim jailed for killing a man using her for sex, was granted clemency following a social-media campaign. Here’s e...

This is the story of how Cyntoia Brown found herself behind bars and eventually gained her freedom.

Can Trump pardon Cohen or Manafort? Here’s who he’s given clemency to so far

President Donald Trump has begun making use of some of his most sweeping, unfettered powers as president: the right to grant pardons and commutations.
Kim Kardashian West and Alice Johnson were interviewed by NBC News' "Today" show.

Kim Kardashian West says she thinks Trump’s starting to change his mind about cracking down on drug dealers and giving them the death penalty

Kim Kardashian West, who recently helped secure the freedom of 63-year-old Alice Johnson, said she believes President Donald Trump is starting to change his attitude toward non-violent drug offenders serving lengthy prison terms.

Trump says he’s thinking ‘very seriously’ about pardoning Muhammad Ali, whose attorney says would be ‘unnecessary’

President Donald Trump said Friday he was thinking "very seriously" about pardoning the late boxer Muhammed Ali, who refused to be inducted into the army during the Vietnam War and whose conviction was overturned by the Supreme Court in 1971. Trump added he's considering pardons for "some others."
Alice Marie Johnson is serving a life sentence in prison for first-time, nonviolent drug offenses.

Video captures the moment Alice Johnson was freed from prison, rushing toward her family after Trump commuted her life sentence

Alice Marie Johnson, whose life sentence for nonviolent drug offenses was commuted by President Donald Trump, was released from prison Wednesday afternoon. Footage from local news crews showed Johnson racing toward her family and friends who had arrived to greet her.
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Kim Kardashian broke the news to Alice Johnson in an emotional phone call that Trump was commuting her sentence

Kim Kardashian West told Alice Marie Johnson in an emotional phone call on Wednesday that she was being freed from prison that same day. President Donald Trump granted Johnson a commutation for the life sentence she has been serving for non-violent drug offenses.
Alice Marie Johnson is serving a life sentence in prison for first-time, nonviolent drug offenses.

Trump has granted clemency to Alice Johnson, freeing the 63-year-old grandmother whose case was championed by Kim Kardashian

President Donald Trump has granted clemency to Alice Marie Johnson, a 63-year-old grandmother imprisoned for life for nonviolent drug offenses. Her case was highlighted by Kim Kardashian West.

Trump floats a pardon bonanza of high-profile people, including Martha Stewart and Illinois’ infamous former governor who was on ‘Celebrit...

President Donald Trump told reporters on Thursday that he was considering pardoning Martha Stewart and commuting the sentence of Rod Blagojevich, the former Illinois governor, in a string of unexpected clemency announcements. Earlier he said he was pardoning the conservative pundit Dinesh D'Souza.