Thursday, June 08, 2006

Some Problems Can Be Solved With Just A Dictionary


n 1: a period during which offenders are exempt from punishment 2: a warrant granting release from punishment for an offense [syn: pardon] 3: the formal act of liberating someone [syn: pardon, free pardon] v : grant a pardon to (a group of people)

This is what amnesty is. This is not amnesty. It's a bit complex, and it's not perfect (is any bill ever perfect?), but it's not amnesty.

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