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Ministers Call For A Repeal Of The Death Penalty

Religious leaders from across the state are urging lawmakers to repeal Maryland’s death penalty.

02/06/2013

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Prejean To Support Md. Death Penalty Repeal

Author and death penalty opponent Sister Helen Prejean plans to visit Annapolis to call for a repeal of capital punishment in Maryland.

01/30/2013

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O’Malley: Death Penalty Repeal Is Within 2 Votes

Gov. Martin O’Malley says he’s confident the state Senate is within two votes of supporting a repeal of capital punishment in Maryland.

01/08/2013

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NAACP CEO Meets With O’Malley On Death Penalty

Death penalty opponents believe the 2013 Maryland General Assembly session will spell the end of the death penalty in the state.

12/13/2012

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Lawmakers, Advocates Want End To Death Penalty In Md.

The end of the death penalty in Maryland. That’s what some lawmakers and advocates are hoping to accomplish by the end of this legislative session.

03/20/2012

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Opponents Say Md. Death Penalty Doesn’t Help Victims’ Families

Calls to repeal the Maryland death penalty are met with opposition…again. Lawmakers in the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee are hearing testimony on capital punishment.

03/07/2012

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Anti-Death Penalty Advocate To Visit Md. Lawmakers

Sister Helen Prejean, an advocate for ending capital punishment, wants Maryland lawmakers to consider outlawing the death penalty.

03/02/2012

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Man Convicted Of Murdering Corrections Officer Gets Life Without Parole

The prison inmate convicted of killing a corrections officer will spend the rest of his life in prison but will not be put to death.

02/29/2012

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Jury Still Deciding Fate Of Convicted Murderer Facing The Death Penalty

After nearly a week of deliberations, a jury in Anne Arundel County still hasn’t agreed on a sentence for Lee Stephens. He’s the man convicted of murdering a corrections officer, and he’s eligible for the death penalty.

02/28/2012

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Jurors To Decide If Man Convicted Of Killing Md. Corrections Officer Will Get Death Penalty

Anne Arundel County jurors hold a man’s life in their hands, as they decide whether Lee Stephens should be put to death for killing a corrections officer.

02/23/2012

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Jury Will Decide If Inmate Who Killed Guard Will Get Death Penalty

The killer of a Maryland prison guard will soon find out if he will be put to death.

02/15/2012

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Inmate Charged With Killing Jessup Corrections Officer Found Guilty Of Murder

Guilty. That’s the verdict in the trial of the man accused of killing a corrections officer inside a Maryland prison. He could get the death penalty.

02/09/2012

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