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O’Malley Testifys On Death Penalty Repeal

February 18th, 2013 by WCBC Radio

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley appeared before a pair of legislative committees last week, testifying in favor of a bill to repeal the death penalty. The governor told members of the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee and House Judiciary Committee that the death penalty is not a deterrent to crime, and is more costly to the taxpayers, because taxpayers often pay for an inmate's attorneys when they file appeals. Also testifying in support of a repeal was Baltimore Archbishop William Lori…

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