Haley Barbour Defends Controversial Pardons
Former Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour says it’s about Christian forgiveness.
“I understand and recognize that these families and had love ones who were the victims of terrible crimes … and I sympathize with the fact that this hurts them, that they lost somebody like that and that they’re not going to forget it and they want vengance,” Barbour said on Fox News’ “Special Report.”
“But what the state does and has done … most people in Mississippi are Christians or profess to be Christians, and we believe in forgiveness and we believe in second chances,” he said.Click here for reuse options!
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