Kenya Colbert prepares a placard displaying the number of a bill abolishing capital punishment in the state before a bill signing ceremony in Annapolis, Md., Thursday, May 2, 2013. Maryland is the ... more 
Kenya Colbert prepares a placard displaying the number of a bill abolishing capital punishment in the state before a bill signing ceremony in Annapolis, Md., Thursday, May 2, 2013. Maryland is the first state south of the Mason-Dixon Line to repeal the death penalty. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Patrick Semansky
Thu, May 2, 2013 3:34 PM EDT