Champion Of Gender Equality, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Dies At 87

Politicians, Celebs Pay Homage to Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Reacting to the news of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death Friday at the age of 87, a number of politicians and celebrities have taken to the Internet to pay homage to the "champion of justice."

Among those remembering Ginsburg is Senator Bernie Sanders, who calls her "an extraordinary champion of justice and equal rights." Former President George W. Bush says Ginsburg "dedicated many of her 87 remarkable years to the pursuit of justice and equality, and she inspired more than one generation of women and girls." A tweet by "Scandal" star Kerry Washington reads, "Her rest is earned. It is our turn to fight."

Also paying tribute to Ginsburg is Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker, who writes, "America has lost an icon and inspiration," while Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont calls her death "an unimaginable loss." And finally, Chief Justice John Roberts writes, "Our Nation has lost a jurist of historic stature," adding that Ginsburg will be remembered as "a tireless and resolute champion of justice."

What changes did Ginsburg champion during her time on the Supreme Court? Will she be remembered 100 years from now?          

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