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Genesis (music group)
Letter: State should make capital punishment more effective, not abolish it

At a time when violent crime remains high in Maryland and America's Second Amendment rights are under attack, Maryland's Governor Martin O'Malley has continued to advance his radical, liberal agenda by recently arguing for the abolishment of capital punishment in our state. He contends that it is costly and ineffective. Mr. Governor, capital punishment has been ineffective in Maryland because it is seldom ever implemented. The last execution in Maryland occurred back in 2005. Furthermore, it is costly because of the process of appeals and exorbitant trial lawyers. Rather than abolish capital punishment, the tiresome and lengthy process of unnecessary appeals needs to be...