JACKSON – Legislation to clip a Mississippi governor’s power to pardon criminals – probably a constitutional amendment that would go before voters – appears imminent.

The public is outraged.

Victims’ families are distraught.

The national media is all over it.

The attorney general is suing.

Democrats are trying to make it a partisan issue. Republicans don’t want that.

The new governor is calling for change. He probably wouldn’t pardon Mother Teresa right now.

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