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Reagan´s would-be assassin to have
more time away from hospital

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:JoniTx, 12/21/2013 8:32:44 AM

WASHINGTON - The man who attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan will get to spend more time outside a mental hospital where he has been confined for most of the past three decades, a judge ruled Friday. John Hinckley will be allowed to visit his mother´s home in Williamsburg, Va., for up to 17 days at a time. Hinckley has been allowed to spend increasing amounts of time at his mother´s house in recent years, but previous visits were capped at 10 days. Hinckley must make at least eight successful 17-day visits away from the hospital before any requests to

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: catfur27, 12/21/2013 8:51:44 AM     (No. 9662798)

..this is sickening..letting him out because he likes music by Bob Dylan and the Beatles...???...if he had shot libs he´d never see the light of day ( see sirhan sirhan, james earl ray, and mark chapman)...but if they´re going to let him out...gee... I sure hope he doesn´t hear the "rumor" that king zippy has been secretly seeing jodie foster.......

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Reply 2 - Posted by: jackburton, 12/21/2013 11:02:19 AM     (No. 9663056)

Doggone... did you ever beat me to that.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 12/21/2013 11:49:35 AM     (No. 9663157)

When will Sirhan Sirhan be released? He murdered RFK 45 years ago.

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