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March 15, 2013
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, center, speaks at a news conference in Annapolis, Md., Friday, March 15, 2013, after the Maryland General Assembly approved a measure to ban capital punishment. Also pictured from left is Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, NAACP President Ben Jealous, Maryland State Conference NAACP President Gerald Stansbury and Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker. The bill now goes to O'Malley, who is expected to sign it. Maryland would become the 18th state to abolish the death penalty. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)