The Death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg – – – Now What
An election year vacancy on the court should wait until voters decide.
The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been devastating to many, including me. She became only the second woman to serve on the Court, and her reputation was legendary.
In her memory, I’ve referenced my reviews of RBG and On The Basis of Sex, both released in 2018, for your enjoyment. It will help take your mind of the hypocritical attempt of republicans to quickly replace her.
In light of what Senator McConnell did with President Obama’s nomination of Merrick Garland to replace the late Justice Scalia, we lawyers should be demanding the same approach today. Equity and fairness, two principles we are sworn to uphold, will be tossed into a garbage dump if we follow Trump and his supporters as they chant, “Don’t worry, Be happy.”
Like it or not, McConnell and his minions created a standard in 2016 that they now want the American public to ignore. We have to stand tall as they base their attempt on lies and deception.
Every Senator, and that includes our two from Indiana, need to be held accountable. I’m hopeful that most lawyers join me when we protest with the reminder, “We won’t forget.”