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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died

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Trump issues Ginsburg proclamation and orders flags to half-staff

Trump touted Ginsburg as a “an inspiration to all Americans” and a “fighter to the end.” 

Tributes to Ginsburg come in from around the world 

As Europe woke to the news of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death, several leaders and political figures paid tribute to the Justice.

Ursula von der Leyen, the President of the EU Commission, called Ginsburg “a pioneer for women’s rights, law and justice.”The USA and the whole world have lost a truly remarkable person and pioneer for women’s rights, law and justice.
Rest in peace, Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Your legacy will continue to be an inspiration.— Ursula von der Leyen (@vonderleyen) September 19, 2020

Ruth Bader Ginsburg has fought a universal struggle for justice, gender equality and respect for fundamental rights all her life. Her immense heritage will continue to inspire us.”

Pedro Sánchez, prime minister of Spain, described Ginsburg as a one of the Supreme Court’s “most brilliant figures”

And Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon wrote: “Such sad news. And what a loss for the USA of a brilliantly clever woman — an icon of justice and women’s rights.”1 hr 36 min ago

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