Lincolnites gather at Capitol to honor Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Many people gathered at the steps of the Capitol Sunday afternoon, honoring the life and legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who passed away at the age of 87 on Friday. 
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Many people gathered at the steps of the Nebraska Capitol Sunday afternoon, honoring the life and legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who passed away at the age of 87 on Friday.

People from all walks of life came out to pay their respects to a lady who paved the way for countless women. Justice Ginsburg was the second female Justice to serve in our highest court. She has impacted and inspired many female lives and every women should be out here today, one resident said.

“She is the poster child for a fight for equality for women and for so many great things” Maggie Ballard, a board member of Nebraskan’s for peace, said.

The event was put on by Nebraskan’s for Peace, they had several speakers come out and talk about the late Justice and what she accomplished in her lifetime. People gathered around with signs and their loved ones to not just mourn the loss of Ginsburg but also celebrate her life and the impact she had on so many.

People all across America have been paying their respects to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

 

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