Justice Ginsburg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Photo, Gerry, via TMZ.com

The League of Women Voters of the United States has issued a statement on the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.  It begins:

“It is with deep and profound sadness the League of Women Voters mourns the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. A fierce advocate for women’s rights and civil rights, Justice Ginsburg’s vision for America transcended race, age, gender, and economic lines. She was a beloved champion of justice for all.”

You can read all of the LWVUS statement here.

Of Russian Jewish descent, Justice Ginsburg died at the beginning of the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah. Throughout her life, Ruth Bader Ginsburg followed  the Hebrew dictum “tikkun olam,” meaning “repair the world.”