Morgantown memorializes Ruth Bader Ginsburg
MONONGALIA COUNTY, W.Va (WDTV) -
Morgantown community members held a memorial Saturday evening to honor the life of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The impromptu vigil was planned earlier that morning. A small crowd was in attendance, with some choosing to attend through a Zoom conference room that was set up by organizers.
In-person attendees gathered in front of the Monongalia County Courthouse at 8 p.m. for a candlelight vigil to memorialize Ginsburg.
During the vigil, government officials and members of the community shared how Ginsburg affected their lives.
All speakers noted that Ginsburg was a leader not just for women, but for all people.
Delegate Danielle Walker said she wouldn’t be who she is today without Ginsburg’s influence.
“I am because of a strong progressive women such as the RBG,” Walker said in a speech to the crowd.
One message repeated throughout the vigil was voting in the upcoming election, as that’s what Ginsburg would want.
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