The Feminist Majority Mourns the Death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the Senate confirmation hearing for her appointment to the Supreme Court on July 21, 1993. (Wikimedia Commons)

“I am heartbroken that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a truly historic champion for gender equality, has passed,” said Eleanor Smeal, president of the Feminist Majority. “Her work for gender equality will live forever. Over her decades long career, RBG fought for and achieved major, historic gains for gender equality.”

“In her honor, feminists are determined to stop any efforts to ramrod a replacement appointment to the Supreme Court before Election Day or during a lame-duck session. The far right must not turn back the clock on gender equality or attempt to reverse Justice Ginsburg’s lifetime of work. The voters must be heard,” Smeal said.

“It is hard to put into words just how much Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg did to advance…

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