The Senate and House have passed a bill that Governor Martin O’Malley has promised to sign. This makes Maryland the sixth state in six years and 18th state to end the death penalty in this country.
We thank everyone who has worked over the years to make this day a reality.
Pictured in rotating image: CMN speaker Vicki Schieber and exoneree Kirk Bloodsworth react to the passage of the bill.
Pictured at right: Vicki celebrates at a press conference with Gov. Martin O’Malley of Maryland and supporters of the legislation following its passage by the legislature.