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Rethinking The Death Penalty In Maryland And Beyond

Gov. Martin O'Malley's push to repeal Maryland's death penalty is part of a nationwide move away from capital punishment. But death penalty supporters say we still need a way to deter and punish the worst of the worst, like mass murderers whose guilt is unquestioned or prisoners who would harm their guards. Kojo examines the debate over the future of the death penalty.

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