A Vote Against Cruelty The momentum to get a vote on repealing the death sentence in Maryland.
It doesn’t deter homicides and it is applied inconsistently through out the state.
The commission also found that capital punishment is applied inconsistently across the state and that prosecutors are more likely to pursue a death sentence if the victim is white.
Swing votes – call your reps.
swing votes include
Sen. James Brochin (D-Baltimore County),
Sen. Alex X. Mooney (R-Frederick) and
Sen. Bryan W. Simonaire (R-Anne Arundel)
Many states are considering a repeal of the death penalty and are looking to Maryland as a bellwether. As Time magazine noted, “Now the focus is on Maryland.”