Maryland Governor’s Priority: Abolish Death Penalty

Posted by | January 16, 2009 11:15 | Filed under: Top Stories

Martin O’Malley of Maryland says he will personally sonsor a bill and do “everything in [his] power” to get rid of his state’s death penalty.

O’Malley said the death penalty is not a deterrent, wastes resources that could be better spent fighting violent crime and leaves the state open to the possibility of executing innocent people. “That risk alone should be enough to repeal it and substitute it with life without parole,” he said.

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