We Did It! A Victory for VAWA
The Maryland House of Delegates followed the lead of the state Senate and passed the death penalty repeal bill making Maryland the 18th state to abandon capital punishment, and the 6th state in 6 years to join the abolition club.
This is an amazing victory that will help end violence against women in the United States – ALL women, not just some.
Fifteen years after it opened, Tamms CMAX is officially closed. The last five inmates in the high security unit were transferred on 28th December 2012 to Pontiac Correctional Center, Illinois.