Minister Lynn Hopkins (left) comforts her partner Carolyn Bond in Jackson, Ga., on Sept. 21, 2011, after hearing that the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a last-minute plea of Georgia death row inmate Troy Davis. Davis, who was convicted of killing off-duty Savannah officer Mark MacPhail in 1989, was executed later that night. (Associated Press)

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Minister Lynn Hopkins (left) comforts her partner Carolyn Bond in Jackson, Ga., on Sept. 21, 2011, after hearing that the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a last-minute plea of Georgia death row inmate Troy Davis. Davis, who was convicted of killing off-duty Savannah officer Mark MacPhail in 1989, was executed later that night. (Associated Press)