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 chron.com/news/politics/…
— 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.