Missouri man pardoned after decades on registry

A Missouri man, who has been on that state’s sex offender registry for more than 20 years, is one of seven people granted pardons by Gov. Jay Nixon. Earnest Leap was convicted of molesting his son in 1989. Earnest Leap was subsequently required to register as a sex offender even though his son, now 32, says the abuse never happened and has been fighting to clear his dad’s name.

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