Former Gov. Matt Bevin’s total disregard for the victims and their families in pardoning murderers and a child rapist is sickening. Beyond inappropriate, the actions are heartless and vindictive, and in cases of alleged political gain, warrant investigation.
Our political system must work to give victims of crime a voice and not silence them. I’m calling on leaders to ensure there is a thorough review of his pardons and commutations, which number over 600. We owe this to the families, their loved ones and to law enforcement.