Baltimore Sun Op-ed – Next up: death penalty

Our view: Since taking office, Gov. O’Malley has presided over a long-term moratorium on executions in Maryland; next year he should push to end capital punishment outright

December 02, 2012

Having successfully pushed for historic changes in Maryland laws regarding expanded casino gambling, in-state college tuition rates for some undocumented-immigrant students, and the right of gay people to marry, Gov. Martin O’Malley is now in a position to address one of the last great pieces of unfinished business of his time in Annapolis: abolishing the state’s death penalty.

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