President Obama continues to grant commutations and pardons to convicted low level drug offenders and others before he leaves office. Last-minute pardons are common for presidents in recent years. Will President Obama grant Leonard Peltier clemency? Many activists and organizations, including Amnesty International, are calling for his release. All of Peltier’s options in court are exhausted, and clemency is his only option. But law enforcement advocates and others maintain Peltier is guilty and should stay in prison.
Lenny Foster (Diné) – Peltier supervisor for the Navajo Nation Corrections project and volunteer spiritual advisor for the state and federal prison system, and Leonard Peltier’s spiritual advisor
Peter Clark – co- director of the International Leonard Peltier Defense committee
Cynthia Dunne – Leonard Peltier’s lawyer
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