Kentucky: outgoing governor pardons killer whose brother hosted fundraiser

Pardons of violent offenders, including a child rapist and a man who beheaded a female victim, provoke widespread backlash Days after leaving office, the former Kentucky governor Matt Bevin is facing widespread backlash and calls for an investigation following a number of controversial pardons of violent offenders on his way out the door. Pardons are traditional at the end of a governors term and most of the Republicans more than 400 pardons were for drug offenses. But a number of the pardons were for particularly violent crimes, like a woman…

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