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Obama Commuted Sentences of 33 Inmates Convicted of Firearm Violations

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posted on Jul, 15 2016 @ 09:52 PM
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Obama has been busy commuting sentences of convicted criminals and some may be justified in many peoples' views.

But it seems he has a few that involve gun crime convictions !!!

Ironic, and a Senator has found this out and has sent a letter to the Attorney General.

So we have Obama screaming about more gun laws and at the same time, he commutes sentences for existing gun law convictions?


Sen. Shelby: Obama Commuted Sentences of 33 Inmates Convicted of Firearm Violations


Sen. Richard Shelby (R-AL) criticized President Obama for commuting the sentences of 33 criminals he said were convicted of firearm-related offenses while pushing for more gun control.

“By my count, the President has commuted the sentences of over 200 of these ‘non-violent’ federal inmates, of which 33 were convicted of firearm-related offenses,” Shelby wrote in a sharply worded March 31 letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch.

Shelby sent the letter to Lynch a day after Obama commuted the sentences of 61 federal prisoners, bringing the total to 248, more than the last six presidents combined, according to the White House.




posted on Jul, 15 2016 @ 09:58 PM
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Like Loretta Lynch is going to do or say anything about this.... LOL.

Yeah, whatever.



posted on Jul, 15 2016 @ 09:58 PM
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Heres a thought Obama?

Stop creating,pushing asinine gun control laws.

That way sentences don't have to be commuted.



posted on Jul, 15 2016 @ 10:01 PM
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"Seven convictions of possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime;
"Four convictions of possession of a firearm by a felon; and
"Two convictions of use of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking offense.”


Well that explains it.

Drug offenders.

Pretty much like when his administration armed drug cartels.
edit on 15-7-2016 by neo96 because: (no reason given)



posted on Jul, 15 2016 @ 10:03 PM
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They probably didn't INTEND to violate firearm laws.



posted on Jul, 15 2016 @ 10:05 PM
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originally posted by: neo96
Heres a thought Obama?

Stop creating,pushing asinine gun control laws.

That way sentences don't have to be commuted.



Agreed, Star as usual...

Just to add, at least he's consistent; hooking up the Mexican Cartels was just another Pardon.




posted on Jul, 15 2016 @ 10:23 PM
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Well you know ... it was the gun's fault, not the person's. We all know how evil those scary guns are. They probably just jumped up into those poor, innocent people's hands.



posted on Jul, 15 2016 @ 11:12 PM
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originally posted by: neo96


"Seven convictions of possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime;
"Four convictions of possession of a firearm by a felon; and
"Two convictions of use of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking offense.”


Well that explains it.

Drug offenders.

Pretty much like when his administration armed drug cartels.


WOW! Those are serious offenses, and exactly the types of offenses that Obama should truly be concerned with if he truly wanted to curb gun related crimes, but what he has done here is make it possible and perhaps even likely that a serious gun related offense will happen again.

"Use of a firearm in the furtherance of any crime" adds a very stiff penalty on top of whatever felony was committed, and for Obama to pardon that is the same as him going on national TV and reading from his prompter:

"My fellow Americans, All my ranting over guns has all been faked by me because I really hope to help crimes with guns happen in the future. See look, I just pardoned some dude who used a gun to help aid him in committing felonies, but I'm letting him off the hook! Ha ha suckers!"

Simply unbelievable. The media should be all over these like flies on Obama. (Except for liberal ones since they support everything good or bad when their own do it.)



posted on Jul, 15 2016 @ 11:23 PM
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Were any of those "commutations" associable with "assault weapons"?



posted on Jul, 15 2016 @ 11:24 PM
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Quite literally speaking, any weapon used to 'assault' someone is an 'assault weapon', no?



posted on Jul, 15 2016 @ 11:44 PM
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originally posted by: paradoxious
Quite literally speaking, any weapon used to 'assault' someone is an 'assault weapon', no?


Correct, (literally speaking mind you..), to include box trucks apparently.



posted on Jul, 16 2016 @ 12:03 AM
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Maybe he's setting up his post presidential goon squad. Remember all those drug traffickers, bank fraudsters, and terrorist-types that Bill Clinton pardoned or had their sentences commuted. I wonder what they've been up to these last few years.



posted on Jul, 16 2016 @ 12:23 AM
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Good.

Everyone has the right to self defense.

It should never be a crime to carry a firearm on your person.

If no one was harmed, if there was no victim, I support this.

Now we just need to get Obama Inc to stop trying to confiscate everyone else's guns.

edit on 16-7-2016 by gladtobehere because: wording



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