"This huge woman did unimaginable things": Americans pay last tribute to Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Posted September 24, 2020 at 7:25 p.m.- Updated September 25, 2020 at 10:23 a.m.

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Thousands of admirers gathered in front of the remains of Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg, whose coffin will remain at the entrance to the United States Supreme Court in Washington, until a national tribute on Friday on Capitol Hill.

"If Ruth Bader Ginsburg is replaced before the election, the Court will be very right-wing for my daughter's entire generation, which is very worrying.The scales are tilting towards a threat to our most basic rights." Jennifer Flynn and her daughter Zoë, bouquets of sunflowers in hand, came from the nearby town of Alexandria, Virginia, to pay tribute to the judge who died Friday September 18 after serving for twenty-seven years on the Supreme Court of United States, in Washington, where she notably defended the rights of women, homosexuals and minorities.

Like them, they were thousands to parade, Wednesday, September 23, in front of his remains.Donald Trump meditated in front of the judge's coffin on September 24.The American president is expected to announce on Saturday who he wishes to appoint to this influential post and already has the 51 votes in the Senate necessary to bolster the conservative majority in America's highest legal body from five to six out of nine judges.

What worries the Democratic voters, who fear the reversals of the major decisions decided by the liberal judges, of which Ruth Bader Ginsburg (“RBG”) was often made the spokesperson.“Equal pay for women and minorities, l 'equal opportunity in school, Roe v.Wade [which legalized abortion]… ”: Leslie Welk, from Phoenix, Arizona, has a long list of concerns.Sarah Stevens, 33, it is democracy itself that is endangered by this hurried nomination.Forty-one days before the presidential election promises to be extraordinary, photographer André Chung has gone to meet those and those who wished to pay a last tribute to this great democratic figure, in order to understand their concerns.

Posted Date: 2020-12-11

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