Maryland's had the death penalty since 1638; that is, until last Thursday when Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley signed a law abolishing it. You could say that after nearly 400 years, Maryland has finally entered the age of enlightenment.
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By Brian Evans, Interim Director of Amnesty International USA's Death Penalty Abolition Campaign
Opposing the death penalty is not the political thir...
Illinois is a perfect microcosm of our decade's long national debate and flip-flop on the death penalty. Should the United States be in the business of killing killers?
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