Wednesday, November 28, 2012

CityBizList: O’Malley sets his sights to repeal death penalty





No doubt still high off his recent same-sex marriage win, Gov. Martin O’Malley is considering another piece of progressive legislation to add to his legacy — a repeal of the death penalty. It’s something he’s tried unsuccessfully in the past, but capital punishment is gradually falling out of favor with the public. So there may be a chance.

However, if and when O’Malley makes a run for the presidency, abolishing capital punishment in Maryland may prove a dubious asset. According to the Washington Post, plenty of Democrats still favor letting God sort it out, as it were, and a repeal may place O’Malley too far to the left for national office… http://baltimore.citybizlist.com/article/o%E2%80%99malley-sets-his-sights-his-next-huge-legislative-effort

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