HUGE: Governor Greg Abbott Will Pardon Army Sergeant Wrongly Convicted of Murdering Antifa-BLM Rioter

by J Pelkey
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Republican Governor of Texas, Greg Abbott, announced that he will pardon Army Sergeant Daniel Perry.

On Friday, Perry was wrongly convicted of murdering Antifa-BLM rioter, Garrett Foster, who was pointing an AK-47 at Perry.

“I am working as swiftly as Texas law allows regarding the pardon of Sgt. Perry,” Gov. Abbott announced in a tweet posted Saturday.

His tweet contained a statement that explained how the Texas Constitution allows the Governor to issue a pardon if it is recommended or approved by the Board of Pardons and Paroles.

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Abbott is waiting for his pardon request to be approved.

Read his full message here:

In July 2020, Perry shot and killed Foster in Austin, Texas. Police reported Perry was driving for Uber in downtown Austin when a massive mob of rioters illegally circled and blocked his car.

Perry’s lawyers claim the rioters began hitting Perry’s car and Foster pointed an AK-47 at Perry.

“When Garrett Foster pointed his AK-47 at Daniel Perry, Daniel had two tenths of a second to defend himself. He chose to live,” Perry’s attorney told Fox News.

“It may be legal in Texas to carry an assault rifle in downtown Austin. It doesn’t make it a good idea. If you point a firearm at someone, you’re responsible for everything that happens next,” the attorney added.

Video of the incident can be seen below:

Fox News reported:

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said Saturday that he intends to seek a pardon for an Army Sergeant recently convicted of murder for shooting a Black Lives Matter protester during an anti-police demonstration in 2020.

“I am working as swiftly as Texas law allows regarding the pardon of Sgt. Perry,” the Texas Republican tweeted Saturday along with a statement on how his office will go about a pardon.

Abbott said in his tweet that pardons in Texas must be recommended by the Board of Pardons and Paroles.

“I have made that request and instructed the board to expedite its review,” Abbott said.

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