Americans voiced their views about the legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the second woman appointed to the high court, as her body lay in repose outside the Supreme Court. (Sept. 24)
LAURA FRENCH: We owe her a tremendous debt, uh, in terms of what she did to pursue equal rights for men and women, um, gay and lesbian individuals-- really every single American.
LISA IVERSON: She's my superhero. I have two daughters, one is transgender. And, um, I want them to understand what a momentous and important thing this is. They're in school, so they can't be here. So I'm here for me, for them.
ROCKY TWYMAN: Um, this is a very great loss to the country. She believed in equality for all people.
LAURA FRENCH: I think that Senator McConnell made, um, the precedent four years ago. It is obviously the president's right to nominate, and it is the Senate's duty to, um, confirm, take a vote, and that wasn't done four years ago. So I'm not sure it should be done now either.
- You know, as an attorney, we tend to always try and see both sides of the argument. And you never want to make an argument today that's going to come back to haunt you. And the argument that was made four years ago, with nine months to go, is an argument that could easily be applied now, as to why we should wait at least until the election to see what happens.
ROCKY TWYMAN: This is a solemn time for the country. We really do need to ask God to help us during this critical time, because I've never seen this country so divided in my life.