they were never proven innocent. They were released on a legal technicality.
Did they or did they not do it? So far, there's been no case proving they did not.
If you look at any or every pardon issued by the Governor, regardless of how far back you go, there is an admission of guilt and a request for forgiveness.
If they did not do it, then they should first have their cases reopened and retried to have their convictions over turned and a verdict of innocent entered. Assuming they can prove their innocence.
Again, it seems like, for whatever reason, these folks and their NAACP supporters do not think protocal and proceedure should apply in their special case. Sorry, but the legal system does not work that way regardless of race or creed.
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