Transgender inmate on Missouri’s death row asks for mercy


              This image provided by the Missouri Department of Corrections shows Amber McLaughlin. McLaughlin, the first openly transgender woman set to be executed in the U.S., is asked Missouri's Republican Gov. Mike Parson to spare her, on Monday, Dec. 12, 2022. (Missouri Department of Corrections via AP, File)
            
              This image provided by the Federal Public Defender Office shows death row inmate Amber McLaughlin. McLaughlin, the first openly transgender woman set to be executed in the U.S., asked Missouri's Republican Gov. Mike Parson to spare her, on Monday, Dec. 12, 2022.(Jeremy S. Weis/Federal Public Defender Office via AP)
Transgender inmate on Missouri’s death row asks for mercy