Gov. Martin O’Malley plans to sign a measure repealing capital punishment in Maryland into law.
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.
The Maryland House of Delegates will decide whether to repeal Maryland’s death penalty. Lawmakers open their debate in Annapolis Wednesday evening.
Gov. O’Malley’s bill to repeal the death penalty is making headway, gaining approval from a Maryland House Committee.
Maryland state senators have given preliminary approval to a bill that would repeal the state’s death penalty, rejecting several amendments to maintain capital punishment in cases of heinous crime.
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.
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.
Death penalty opponents speak out in favor of repealing capital punishment in Maryland. Governor Martin O’Malley is supporting a death penalty repeal this year.
A gay and lesbian alumni group for graduates of the U.S. Naval Academy is welcoming the first midshipmen who will graduate under a new policy that allows gay and lesbian military members to serve without fear of discharge.
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley wants more than 130 regulatory policies to be repealed or modified.
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.
Sister Helen Prejean, an advocate for ending capital punishment, wants Maryland lawmakers to consider outlawing the death penalty.
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