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Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Steffon Josey-Davis Receives Full Pardon

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has granted a full pardon to Steffon Josey-Davis, the young security guard who became a convicted felon after accidentally having his legally owned firearm in the glove box of his car during a routine traffic stop.

As we have covered here in the past, Josey-Davis was pursuing a career as a police officer at the time of his arrest, but saw those hopes dashed when he received the felony conviction under New Jersey’s extremely restrictive anti-gun laws. Additionally, upon conviction he lost his right to vote, and could no longer own or purchase a firearm.

“I feel great,” Josey-Davis said on Fox News yesterday. “I’m thankful for all the support I’ve been getting …” Read more on the Josey-Davis pardon here.