Supporters look on as Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, sitting third from right, signs a bill abolishing capital punishment in the state during a ceremony in Annapolis, Md., Thursday, May

 

              Supporters look on as Maryland Gov. Martin O
Supporters look on as Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, sitting third from right, signs a bill abolishing capital punishment in the state during a ceremony in Annapolis, Md., Thursday, May 2, 2013. Also pictured sitting are Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, from left, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller and House Speaker Michael Busch. Maryland is the first state south of the Mason-Dixon Line to repeal the death penalty. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)