Cyntoia Brown Finally Granted Clemency, But Her Release Date Looks Like A Setup
For Cyntoia Brown, clemency didn’t come easy. But it’s here. However unfortunate, Brown isn’t being released immediately and will still have to endure prison life for a while longer.
The nation has been fighting for Brown’s release, especially given all the pardons other offenders have been granted in recent years. With all the rape and sexual assault cases being pursued, it’s truly a wonder why this particular instance hadn’t been included in the mix until now. Too, Brown’s clemency wouldn’t have come if it weren’t for the vigilant efforts of all her supporters — from celebrities to non-celebrities. Tennessee governor Bill Haslam really had no choice but to free her, given the wave of opposition coming against him. That’s the power of the people.