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Maryland Death Penalty Repeal

O'Malley Signs Death Penalty Repeal

AP | BRIAN WITTE | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Opponents of capital punishment marked a milestone Thursday as Maryland became the first state south of the Mason-Dixon line to...

Maryland's Death Penalty -- Not an Easy Death

Martin Clancy | Posted 05.15.2013 | Politics
Martin Clancy

Polls on the death penalty show public opinion very much divided: a majority of Maryland voters favors keeping capital punishment on the books, according to the pollsters, but most respondents also do not believe it deters criminals.

Maryland Death Penalty Repeal Effort Takes Huge Step Forward

The Baltimore Sun | Michael Dresser | Posted 05.07.2013 | DC

The Maryland Senate voted Wednesday to make Maryland the 18th state to abolish the death penalty, putting Gov. Martin O'Malley one step closer to a si...

Maryland Death Penalty Unlikely To Be Repealed

The Frederick News-Post, Md. | Bethany Rodgers | Posted 04.30.2013 | DC

ANNAPOLIS -- Maryland Delegate Neil Parrott has headed up petition drives that gave voters a final word on same-sex marriage and congressional redistr...

Maryland Death Penalty Debate.. 'My Mindset On This Has Always Been Divided,' Says Republican

The Baltimore Sun | Erin Cox | Posted 03.30.2013 | DC

State Sen. Allan Kittleman is torn. When lobbied by the ACLU and the NAACP to repeal Maryland's death penalty, Kittleman asks how he can ensure the m...

O'Malley Gets Green Light For Death Penalty Move

The Baltimore Sun | Michael Dresser and Erin Cox | Posted 03.05.2013 | DC

Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller said Wednesday that he will make sure that legislation to repeal Maryland's death penalty gets a vote in his ch...