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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies At 87

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Ruth Bader Ginsberg, pioneer in the fight for gender equality in court as Supreme Court Justice, has died at 87 on Friday, announced the Supreme Court. Ginsburg had died of complications with pancreatic cancer, according to the court. She has become a feminist icon and cultural leader in her recent years and was also the second woman to serve as Supreme Court Justice. 




Ginsburg has had a history battling cancer as two tumors were reportedly found in 2018, following her cancer defeat in 1999. 


She was known for being in the liberal wing of the Supreme Court and for her deliverance of progressive decisions on the most controversial cases regarding various issues such as abortion rights, affirmative action, and same-sex marriage, making her a cultural icon and favorite amongst younger generations. 




It is now unclear if there will be a replacement for the Justice before the upcoming presidential election in November, which has induced a political fight over her successor. "President Trump's nominee will receive a vote on the floor of the United States Senate," said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.


The public has greatly mourned her loss and celebrated her legacy. 



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