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Coat of arms of Annapolis, Maryland

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Amnesty International – Maryland Death Penalty Repeal Update December 6, 2012 

Maryland Death Penalty Repeal Update December 6, 2012

Hello abolitionists,

We are just one month away from the start of the legislative session in Annapolis — it’s time to mobilize! 

(Vixi liber et moriar:  “I have lived, and I shall die, free”

Several recent articles in The Washington PostGazette and Baltimore Sun have stated that Governor Martin O’Malley is still considering whether or not he will lead the push for death penalty repeal when the legislative session starts in January, and an editorial this week in the Baltimore Sun calls on him to lead the charge and get the job done: http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2012-12-02/news/bs-ed-death-penalty-20121201_1_death-penalty-capital-punishment-lethal-injections.

Benjamin Jealous, head of the NAACP, has committed unprecedented levels of funding and staff resources from his organization to make sure that Maryland is…

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