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Gov. Jerry Brown pardoned 127 convicted felons Tuesday.

A preponderance of them had been convicted of drug dealing and trafficking, although a number of other crimes were represented including aggravated assault, burglary and one instance of involuntary manslaughter.

Most of the crimes were committed from the 1970s to the 1990s.

In a statement, Brown’s office said all of them had “completed their sentences and have been released from custody for more than a decade without further criminal activity.”

A pardon isn’t an expungement. Rather, a pardon restores certain rights that felons are otherwise denied in California, such as serving on a jury and owning a gun.

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  1. Andrea Scott Andrea Scott says:

    CA voted not once but twice for this clown

  2. Mike Lange Mike Lange says:

    You get what you vote for Cali.

  3. This is just a sneaky way to make room for more prisoners! Yes, it’s our own fault…..we ( not me ) put him there. ! They must think we are all STUPID!

  4. J. Schwartz says:

    I wonder if anyone one read the attachment which listed each of the pardons which detailed the crimes each had been convicted of and their lives since then. This wasn’t forgiveness for political supporters as our former Governator (who was a clown) or Presidents Clinton or G. W. Bush did. These weren’t big time criminal acts in most cases and all have led rehabilitated lives in the 10 years and more since they served their time; one was even severely burned while serving time as part of a convict fire crew while other members of the team perished. These acts of State forgiveness are in the best spirit of Gov. Brown’s religious training as a Jesuit and in the generosity of this season.

  5. J. Schwartz says:

    Correction to what i wrote, the woman firefighter who was injured received her injuries in 2007 after she had served parole. A correction to the SCV News article, only those not convicted of a crime involving a firearm regain that specific right. A more detailed article can be found here: http://eeditionmobile.latimes.com/Olive/Tablet/LATimes/SharedArticle.aspx?href=LAT%2F2013%2F12%2F25&id=Ar02700

  6. Shannon King Shannon King says:

    In the meantime, California has enjoyed one of the nation’s fastest rates in job growth since his election, unlike the adulterous clown who was his predecessor. California also thrived during his first terms in the 70’s. I was there, and freelancing in what was a wonderful job market.

    • Are you out of your mind? We have this old leftover hippy with his leftwing ideology wrecking this state..CA was wonderful even up to thirty years ago..these ridiculous political figures are in the dems pocket and care NOT for our state!!

  7. Shannon King Shannon King says:

    Furthermore, if you read the article, the subject felons were mostly convicted in the 70s thru the 90s, have served their sentences, and been out of prison for more than 10 years with no further criminal activity. Also read the difference between pardon and expungement.

  8. Shannon King Shannon King says:

    Funny how people who don’t have statistics on their side just accuse those who do of being crazy.

  9. Shannon King Shannon King says:

    I believe all the California governors in the past 30 years (since 1983) have been Republican, except for Davis from 1999 to his recall in 2003, and then recently Jerry Brown. The great job statistics during the Brown administration are public record for anyone interested.

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