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Maryland should reinstate the death penalty
Maryland should reinstate the death penalty

Larry Hogan won the Maryland governorship by conceding that some social issues were settled — such as gay marriage, gun control and abortion — but saying that the state had gone too far on other matters such as taxation and spending. No controversy better exemplifies this overcorrection than the elimination of capital punishment from Maryland's criminal justice system. The death penalty should be reinstated in Maryland. Here's why: 1. If, God forbid, an egregious murderer were to target children, such as was done in the Pakistani city of Peshawar in mid-December, wherein over 100 children were murdered by a half dozen Taliban, Maryland must not have only life...