TITLE

Bush Must Pardon Jailed Border Agents

AUTHOR(S)
Hunter, Duncan
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Human Events;2/26/2007, Vol. 63 Issue 8, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article contends that the U.S. government must pardon U.S. Border Patrol agents Jose Compean and Ignacio Ramos for wounding a drug smuggler on the U.S.-Mexico border. The author said that this case is a severe injustice which must be acted upon immediately. The testimony that ultimately led to their conviction was given by the wounded drug smuggler himself, who was granted immunity and provided free medical treatment for his cooperation.
ACCESSION #
24306984

 

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