From left, anti-death penalty advocates Sylvester Schieber, his wife, Vicki, Kirk Bloodsworth and NAACP President Ben Jealous react after the Maryland General Assembly approved a measure Friday to ban capital punishment.
March 16, 2013 in Nation/World on Page A6
ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Maryland lawmakers approved a measure abolishing the death penalty on Friday and sent the bill to Gov. Martin O’Malley, who has long supported banning capital punishment. The …