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April 02, 2015

Chris Christie Pardons Shaheen Allen

A GOP politician actually takes a minor action which is in the interests of justice and liberty.

Note the time and mark your calendars. You were a witness to history.

Allen has come a long way. At first it looked as if her mistake -- she did not realize that her Pennsylvania concealed carry license wasn’t valid in every other state --was going to land her in prison for more than a decade, cost her her job as a medical practitioner, and take her away from her children. But then something remarkable happened: After the story hit the news, the widespread public outcry slowly but surely convinced the prosecutor to relent.

I'm told that Charles C.W. Cooke deserves a lot of credit for being among those who publicized the story.


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