Justice Clarence Thomas Released From Hospital

Casey Harper, The Center Square

After suffering from an infection, U.S Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas was released from hospital.

The Supreme Court announced Thomas’ hospitalization Sunday. His condition is not known at this time.

“Justice Clarence Thomas was admitted to Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, D.C., on Friday evening after experiencing flu-like symptoms,” the court said in a news release at the time. “He underwent tests, was diagnosed with an infection, and is being treated with intravenous antibiotics. The symptoms have subsided and he feels comfortable. He expects to leave the hospital within one or two days. Justice Thomas will participate in the consideration and discussion of any cases for which he is not present on the basis of the briefs, transcripts, and audio of the oral arguments.”

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Friday’s news comes as the Senate considers confirmation of a new member to replace retiring Justice Stephen Breyer. 

Justice Thomas’ hospitalization was met will well wishes and prayers.

“Please pray for Justice Thomas,” said Lila Rose, President of Live Action.

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