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Abolition in Maryland | The Nation

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley made history, erasing a centuries-old practice with the stroke of the pen. On May 2, O’Malley signed a law repealing the death penalty, making it the eighteenth state to abolish capital punishment, and the sixth state in six years, after New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Illinois and Connecticut.

Abolition in Maryland | The Nation.


Written by uocemagna

May 23, 2013 at 3:25 pm

Posted in Death Penalty, Imprisonment

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