Friday evening, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away at age 87, following a battle with pancreatic cancer. Ginsburg had served on the Supreme Court since 1993.
Megan Rapinoe is among those in the sports world that have paid their condolences on social media to RBG:
This is devastating, an incalculable loss. We owe so much to RBG. Rest in Power Ruth Bader Ginsburg. #RIPRBG
— Megan Rapinoe (@mPinoe) September 19, 2020
“A system of justice will be the richer for diversity of background & experience.”
On this day in 1993 Ruth Bader Ginsburg took her judicial oath as the 1st Jewish woman & the second woman justice ever appointed to the Supreme Court.
Thank you RBG for fighting all these years. pic.twitter.com/XQhQ7Olgzg
— Billie Jean King (@BillieJeanKing) August 10, 2020
“Women belong in all places where decisions are being made. It shouldn’t be that women are the exception.” – RBG
Absolutely gutted. RIP ?
— Sue Bird (@S10Bird) September 19, 2020
Rest In Peace, Justice Ginsburg.
A champion for equality, and an American pioneer. pic.twitter.com/WOFy7OQcY5
— Michael Young (@MikeyY626) September 18, 2020
Rest in eternal peace RBG ?? You fought the good fight, it’s our turn to take the baton and finish the race ???
— Swin Cash (@SwinCash) September 19, 2020
Rest in paradise, RBG
— Evan Turner (@thekidet) September 18, 2020
“Fight for the things you care about, but do it in a way that will lead others to join you.” pic.twitter.com/g1EqTxbeZF
— Baltimore Orioles ? (@Orioles) September 19, 2020
The Brooklyn Nets mourn the loss of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a Brooklyn icon and titan of the judiciary, who fought every day of her life for justice and equality.
— Brooklyn Nets (@BrooklynNets) September 19, 2020
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