MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The mayors of Minnesota’s two largest cities will honor the legacy of late Supreme Courtroom Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Monday.
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey and St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter will collectively proclaim Sept. 21 as “Ruth Bader Ginsburg Day within the Twin Cities.”
Ginsburg, who served 27 years on the Supreme Courtroom, handed away Friday in Washington D.C. on the age of 87 of problems from metastatic pancreatic most cancers. She was the primary Jewish Supreme Courtroom justice, and solely the second lady to serve on the nation’s highest court docket. Her legacy consists of victories received for women’s reproductive rights, same-sex marriage and immigration.
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has ordered for all U.S. and Minnesota state flags to fly at half-staff at state and federal buildings till her funeral, which is able to happen on a undetermined date. He’s additionally asking for flags at personal properties, companies and different organizations to observe swimsuit in her honor.