It has been one year since Justice Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed to the Supreme Court following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Barrett was 48 at the time of her lifetime appointment, solidifying the court's rightward tilt.
Review: Tessa Thompson and Ruth Negga illuminate the beautifully complex drama of 'Passing'
Ruth Bader Ginsburg was the kind of scholar and patriot you get excited about explaining to your kids. The kind of person who you say “who knows, one day you could be HER”. I hope you rest well, RBG, you must have been tired from changing the world.
Statement from the President on the Passing of Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg fought to the end, through her cancer, with unwavering faith in our democracy and its ideals. That’s how we remember her. But she also left instructions for how she wanted her legacy to be honored. My statement:
A shock. A sadness. A great loss. The passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg leaves a hole in a nation already reeling. She is an American hero, in every sense. We can honor her by joining to carry forth her legacy of equality, empathy, and justice. May she Rest in Peace.