George Floyd Pardon Is REVOKED

The Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles has gone back on its initial decision to posthumously pardon the convict for a crack cocaine charge.

Floyd’s family submitted the request in 2021, claiming the arresting officer “manufactured the existence of confidential informants”, and the application was accepted last year.

However, decision-makers performed an about-face on Wednesday, but did not state a reason for the decision. The arresting officer’s attorney had previously stated: “We stand by the original case. His former conviction was a legitimate one”.

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