Posts Categorized: Branstad’s Dirty Pool


Branstad Pardons Pig But Not Dying Cancer Patient

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Still no word or leadership from Governor Branstad on pardoning Benton Mackenzie, a dying cancer patient who was convicted for using medical marijuana and a prison sentence will equal a death sentence. ¬†We are receiving reports that they are trying to say they cannot pardon until after the sentence which is true, but they can […]


Governor Branstad Pardon This Dying Man

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The Libertarian Party of Iowa has called on Governor Terry Branstad to pardon Benton Mackenzie, a dying 48 year old cancer patient who was convicted on Wednesday in Scott County for using medical marijuana. ¬†Mackenzie faces a three-year mandatory minimum sentence after his conviction. A Quinnipiac University survey in March found that Iowa voters favored […]