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firstname.lastname@example.orgHagerstown Tea Party supporters gathered at the Beaver Creek Country Club on Thursday night to hear Del. Neil C. Parrott, R-Washington, talk about the recently concluded session of the Maryland General Assembly and a drive to collect petitions to...
“Thank you to the nice woman who planted such wonderful flowers in front of the old library in downtown Boonsboro. We appreciate you, and your care for our community.” — Boonsboro “I see that Professor Powell wrote a hit piece...
email@example.comA Republican Washington County delegate, with help from Democrats, is mounting a challenge to the repeal of the death penalty, a measure that was signed into law by Gov. Martin O’Malley earlier this week. Neil C. Parrott, R-Washington, announced...
Like me, Del. Neil Parrott seems to believe that any publicity is good publicity. So OK, I’ll bite. Building on his tremendous success in the November election, Petitioner Parrott is having a go at the state’s newly enacted law banning the...
Prosecutors said Thursday they may seek the death penalty against Ariel Castro, the man accused of imprisoning three women at his home for a decade, as police charged that he impregnated one of his captives at least five times and then starved her and...
firstname.lastname@example.orgAlthough she opposes the death penalty, Hagerstown resident Lisa Bennett said Monday she thinks Maryland residents should have a chance to vote on it. “I believe in forgiveness, but some of the crimes that are committed are so heinous that the...
If the longstanding rumors are true and Gov. Martin O’Malley really does have his sights set on a presidential nomination, the 2013 legislative session could go a long way toward solidifying his liberal qualifications for a Democratic primary...
Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown’s guest column last week titled “Racially biased death penalty must be abolished” presented his opinion and several discussion points in support of abolishing the death penalty in the State of Maryland....
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Associated PressProsecutors on Monday said they will seek the death penalty against the man accused in last year’s movie theater attack that killed 12, injured 70 and spurred new gun control laws in Colorado. The much-anticipated disclosure came in a court hearing...
Prosecutors in the Colorado theater shooting on Thursday rejected an offer from suspect James Holmes to plead guilty in exchange for avoiding the death penalty and accused defense lawyers of a serious breach of court rules by making the offer public. In...
Tags: Court Preliminary, Punishment, James Holmes, Shootings, Prisons
Lawyers for Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes said Wednesday he would plead guilty and serve the rest of his life in prison to avoid the death penalty. The offer sets up a possible end to the case if prosecutors agree to a plea deal. They&...
Tags: Court Preliminary, Psychiatry, Punishment, James Holmes, Lawyers
Earlier this month, the Maryland Legislature passed legislation abolishing the death penalty. I believe the time has come to repeal the death penalty because it is racially biased, demonstrably unreliable and not an effective deterrent. This debate is...
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