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
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.