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File photo of a table upon which lethal injections are administered. (Photo by Virginia Department of Corrections via Getty Images)

Final Vote Expected This Week on Repeal of Death Penalty in Md.

The Maryland House of Delegates is scheduled to take up a measure to repeal the death penalty. A final vote is expected later this week.

03/13/2013

File photo of a table upon which lethal injections are administered. (Photo by Virginia Department of Corrections via Getty Images)

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

File photo of a table upon which lethal injections are administered. (Photo by Virginia Department of Corrections via Getty Images)

Md. Senate Approves Bill to Repeal Death Penalty

The Maryland Senate has approved a measure to repeal capital punishment.

03/06/2013

File photo of a table upon which lethal injections are administered. (Photo by Virginia Department of Corrections via Getty Images)

Md. Senate to Vote on Death Penalty Repeal Bill

A measure that would abolish the death penalty in Maryland was advanced Tuesday by state senators after they rejected several amendments proposed by Republican lawmakers to maintain capital punishment in cases of heinous crime.

03/05/2013

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Md. 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

File photo of a table upon which lethal injections are administered. (Photo by Virginia Department of Corrections via Getty Images)

Death Penalty Moves Closer to Repeal in Maryland

A state Senate committee has passed a bill that would repeal the death penalty in Maryland.

02/21/2013

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O’Malley Urges Senators to Repeal Death Penalty

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley urged lawmakers to pass a measure that would repeal the death penalty in Maryland.

02/14/2013

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Ministers Call for Repeal of Death Penalty

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

02/06/2013

File photo of a table upon which lethal injections are administered. (Photo by Virginia Department of Corrections via Getty Images)

Death Penalty Opponents Rally in Annapolis

Relatives of five murder victims are joining a rally in Annapolis to repeal Maryland’s death penalty. Speakers at the Monday afternoon event include Hagerstown resident Marty Price.

01/28/2013

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Man Who Killed 2 Fellow Inmates Executed in Va.

A man who strangled his prison cellmate and made good on a vow to continue killing if he wasn’t executed was put to death Wednesday in Virginia’s electric chair.

01/16/2013

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