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Stamford Courthouse holds vigil in honor of late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Connecticut officials celebrated the life and legacy of late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Sunday afternoon during a vigil at the Stamford Courthouse.

News 12 Staff

Sep 20, 2020, 11:12 PM

Updated 1,367 days ago

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Connecticut officials celebrated the life and legacy of late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Sunday afternoon during a vigil at the Stamford Courthouse.
The event featured speeches and a moment of silence.
Gov. Ned Lamont and Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz were among those in attendance.
Bysiewicz told the crowd that Friday was a sad day when she learned of Ginsberg's death.
Through her mother's friendship with Ginsberg, Bysiewicz met Ginsberg multiple times. She says Ginsberg's legacy will be that she believed in equality for all.
"Millions of people have health care under the Affordable Health Care Act because of her decisions. Millions of women have had reproductive freedom for three decades because of her decisions. Marriage equality is something we enjoy in our country because of her decisions, and she's effected the lives of so many people in our country," Bysiewicz said.
The vigil was organized by numerous local organizations, including PinkWave and Indivisible Stamford.


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