SLU Law Professor John Ammann, center, speaks at a press conference calling for clemency for 15 Missouri women. Ammann was joined by several advocates including ,from left to right, Monsignor Jack Schuler, of Catholic Charities, the Rev. Chris Collins, with SLU, Rev. Karen Anderson, of Ward Chapel, AME Church, Rabbi Susan Talve, Central Reform Congregation and Retired Judge James Dowd. Photo by Catherine Martin
Advocates call on governor for clemency
As Gov. Jay Nixon’s time in office is coming to a close, advocates are again calling on him to grant clemency for 15 women who are incarcerated in Missouri prisons.