**FILE** Connecticut religious leaders who oppose the death penalty stop for a prayer during an April 3, 2012, march in Hartford, Conn., to the state Capitol for a rally in favor of repealing the punishment at state level. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Connecticut religious leaders who oppose the death penalty stop for a prayer during an April 3, 2012, march in Hartford, Conn., to the state Capitol for a rally in favor of repealing the punishment at state level. (Associated Press)