President Obama granted 17 pardons late Friday afternoon, including one to a man sentenced to four years probation for possession of an unregistered firearm and possession of a firearm without a serial number.
Obama issues pardon to Larry Wayne Thornton who was on probation for possession of a firearm without a serial number http://t.co/8diwQJ8xFV
— Ben (@WyattBEarp) March 1, 2013
Presidential pardon – Larry Thornton of Forsyth, Ga., possession of unregistered firearm and possession of firearm without a serial number.
— Thomas Crews (@AnarchyLives) March 2, 2013
— Brandon Hsiao (@yaboybdon) March 2, 2013
Others pardoned today had been convicted of a range of crimes, ranging from food stamp fraud to cocaine possession to conspiracy to defraud the Immigration and Naturalization Service.