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Groups Plan Vigil Outside Supreme Court and National Solidarity Events to Honor Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Originally published at http://www.commondreams.org/news/2020/09/19/groups-plan-vigil-outside-supreme-court-and-national-solidarity-events-honor-ruth


If mobilizing around RBG’s passing is simply going to be about holding the line on abortion rights, then groups like Planned Parenthoos and Ultraviolet will simply be doubling down on a failed strategy. I suspect that these organizations and their followers will support a corporate, neoliberal appointee to the Court just so long as he or she pledges to uphold Roe v. Wade. Identity politics is so self-limiting. Ruth Bader Ginsburg in fact was so much broader than that. Making her a “one issue” justice is also desecrating her memory.



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Trump deliberately deceived the world about the danger of the virus at the cost of tens of thousands of lives. Bob Woodward got it on tape! Now, Trump continues to lie, assail science, traffic in conspiracy theories, hold super-spreading rallies, and sabotage attempts to contain the pandemic. Many of those lost – disproportionately Latinx, Black and Native American – Trump would have gladly killed off anyway.

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Indeed, RBG demonstrated a level of humanity that can be applied in our lives on so many levels. The fact that she supported a woman’s right to privacy in the care of her person speaks volumes. As she stated, it shouldn’t be considered gender politics.


I agree, time for Trump/Pence to get a much needed break from public life. Retirement is a good thing.


“There cannot be a new nominee until January.
If Trump tries to confirm one before then, there will be massive resistance on a scale this country has never seen before and Women’s March is committed to mobilizing the millions of women who march with us to protect our liberties.”

gee I hope so

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There is some fire there on that web-site and we sure can use all the energy which is able to come to the front and educate and spur us onward.


I’ll be thinking of you tomorrow G. Good luck. (Don’t forget your cane.) I’m reading a book currently about the british suffragettes. Those women were something else. And they won!!!

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Hi Mary_Grayeske:
Happy anniversary and keep that candle fire going into a giant glow for RBG!

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