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Sunday September 11st, 2022 morning edition

image for Texas GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert gave an American flag that flew over the Capitol as a gift to a Jan. 6 rioter after her release from federal prison

Texas GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert met with a Capitol rioter after her release from federal prison.

He gave Dr. Simone Gold a flag that once flew over the Capitol as a gift.

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Texas GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert presented a Capitol rioter with an American flag that flew over the Capitol to celebrate her release.

Gohmert met with Dr. Simone Gold on Friday after she was released from federal prison.

In a press release, Gohmert falsely called Gold a "political prisoner" and blamed President Joe Biden's administration for "unjustly prosecuting" her.

"I am honored to receive this recognition from Congressman Gohmert, a true believer in freedom and a fierce defender of our constitutional rights," Gold wrote. »

Black preacher arrested while watering flowers sues police

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Jennings was helping out a friend by watering flowers when officers showed up and placed him under arrest within moments.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A Black pastor who was arrested by white police officers while watering the flowers of a neighbor who was out of town filed a federal lawsuit alleging the ordeal violated his constitutional rights and caused lingering problems including emotional distress and anxiety. »

US records milestone 1 millionth organ transplant

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The United States recorded its one millionth organ transplant Friday afternoon, a historic milestone for the medical procedure that has saved thousands of lives.

ET by the United Network for Organ Sharing, a nonprofit that runs the only organ procurement and transplantation network in the country.

It's unclear which organ was the record one millionth and details about the patient are unknown at this time. »

Ginni Thomas is closely connected to more than half of the groups that lobbied her husband to overturn Roe v. Wade: report

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Ginni Thomas is closely connected to various groups and individuals who lobbied for the overturn of Roe v. Wade.

Her proximity to these groups raises ethical questions about her husband Clarence Thomas' vote to overturn Roe.

Ginni Thomas maintains close ties to groups that lobbied her husband, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, to overturn Roe v. Wade, according to an analysis published by The Guardian. »