The daughter of Jewish immigrants and lifelong champion of gender equality, Ginsburg shattered glass ceilings to women in law to land a seat on this country’s highest court, where she continued her fight for women’s rights, gay rights, health care, immigration, and civil rights.
Thousands of mourners continue to gather at the steps of the Supreme Court to pay tribute to the trailblazer.
But, the seat left vacant has touched off a political firestorm, with less than 45 days to go before one of the most consequential presidential races in U.S. history.
CGTN’s Owen Fairclough reports from the Supreme Court.
- Eleanor Clift is a political columnist for The Daily Beast
- Bruce Fein is a constitutional lawyer
- Ameshia Cross is a Democratic Party Strategist and commentator
- Bill Schneider is professor at the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University
"Justice Ginsburg represented the best of the American tradition, the best of a devotion to the American experiment … She believed in the journey toward a more perfect union."https://t.co/yzSBo3Kxhu
— The ReidOut (@thereidout) September 21, 2020
BREAKING: Trump is moving toward nominating Amy Coney Barrett to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court https://t.co/HHD3AV4HFh
— Bloomberg (@business) September 21, 2020
Ruth Bader Ginsburg to become first woman to lie in state https://t.co/J9BS0TwfZo
— USA TODAY (@USATODAY) September 21, 2020