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Significant Signature: Md. Becomes 18th State To Abolish The Death Penalty

The state of Maryland will no longer execute criminals convicted of the most heinous crimes. Governor Martin O’Malley officially signed the death penalty repeal into law Thursday morning, along with dozens of other bills.

05/02/2013

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O’Malley To Sign Death Penalty Repeal Next Week

Gov. Martin O’Malley plans to sign a measure repealing capital punishment in Maryland into law.

04/25/2013

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Bill Could Make It Tougher For Md. Ballot Measures

Laws in 2012 prompted Maryland’s first statewide ballot referendum in 20 years, allowing marriage equality, the Dream Act and congressional redistricting to be upheld by voters.

03/21/2013

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Md. Politics Show Signs Of Moving Further Left

After years of trying, Gov. Martin O’Malley finally has won legislative approval of two priorities of his administration: a ban on capital punishment and a measure to develop offshore wind.

03/18/2013

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Life Or Death Decision: Md. Lawmakers Vote To Repeal Death Penalty

Maryland is about to become the 18th state in the nation to abolish the death penalty.

03/15/2013

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Md. House Advances Death Penalty Repeal Bill

The House of Delegates on Wednesday night advanced legislation to repeal the death penalty in Maryland after delegates rejected nearly 20 amendments, mostly from Republicans, aimed at keeping capital punishment for heinous crime.

03/14/2013

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Md. House To Discuss Death Penalty Repeal

The Maryland House of Delegates will decide whether to repeal Maryland’s death penalty. Lawmakers open their debate in Annapolis Wednesday evening.

03/13/2013

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House Committee Approves Death Penalty Repeal Bill

Gov. O’Malley’s bill to repeal the death penalty is making headway, gaining approval from a Maryland House Committee.

03/08/2013

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Md. Senate Approves Death Penalty Repeal Bill 27-20

Death penalty opponents are celebrating a victory. Wednesday in a 27-20 vote the Maryland Senate approved Governor Martin O’Malley’s bill to end capital punishment in the state.

03/06/2013

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Senate Keeps Death Penalty Repeal Bill Intact

Gov. Martin O’ Malley’s efforts to repeal the death penalty were buoyed Friday when senators in favor of repeal rebuffed an amendment that would allow execution in certain cases.

03/01/2013

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Senate Committee Votes To Repeal Death Penalty

Gov. O’Malley’s bill to repeal the death penalty inched one step closer to becoming law when a Senate committee passed the measure in a 6-5 vote.

02/22/2013

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Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee Votes To Repeal Md. Death Penalty

A key legislative committee votes to repeal Maryland’s death penalty.

02/21/2013

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