New Mexico governor Bill Richardson is considering issuing a pardon for Billy the Kid, the wild West gunslinger who killed as many as 21 men. The descendants of Pat Garrett, the lawman who shot the outlaw in 1881, are opposing the idea. See A pardon for the notorious Billy the Kid? – CNN.com.
Pardon Billy the Kid?
About Gene Veith
Professor of Literature at Patrick Henry College, the Director of the Cranach Institute at Concordia Theological Seminary, a columnist for World Magazine and TableTalk, and the author of 18 books on different facets of Christianity & Culture.