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Bennie Thompson sits in the House gallery while other members of Congress lie on the floors of the gallery or hide beneath their chairs during the insurrection
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Rep. Bennie Thompson, January 6th Committee Refer Trump For Criminal Charges

Accountability for the January 6th attacks “can only be found in the criminal justice system,” U.S. House January 6th Select Committee Chairman Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., said Monday afternoon as he and the other eight members of the committee voted to refer former President Donald Trump to the U.S. Justice Department for prosecution.

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A photo of Melania Trump, Donald Trump, Amy Coney Barrett and her husband on a White House balcony
In-Depth

‘God Selected This Case’: The Christian Dominionist War On Abortion, Part II

Mississippi’s attorney general claims that “God selected this case” to overturn Roe v. Wade, referring Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. For years, Christian dominionists and their allies have sought to remake the U.S. Supreme Court in order to achieve their goals and establish God’s kingdom on earth. Ending legalized abortion is just one of those goals.

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