Women for Biden: Daily Digest, September 21

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For Women, the Death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg Brings a Particular Grief

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death and the fight over her replacement has women of all ages feeling the loss of a role model, the loss of an elder stateswoman of feminism, and an unlikely icon to women of all ages. For many women, and many girls, it was a deeply personal loss, inspiring many to action.

How were you inspired to action after hearing the news about RBG?

LINK: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/20/us/politics/rbg-women.html 

Biden, Democrats have $466 million cash on hand, over $100 million more than Trump, GOP

Democratic campaign donations soar hours after Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death with a sum over $140 million more than President Trump, the Republican National Committee and affiliated joint fundraising committees have on hand, which at the beginning of September was $325 million.

LINK: https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/biden-democrats-466-million-cash-hand-100-million/story?id=73136789

Ocasio-Cortez, Schumer Team Up to Fight Trump Supreme Court Pick

“We need to make sure that we mobilize on an unprecedented scale,” Ocasio-Cortez said. “This is our entire livelihood that could be shaped by the next 60 or so days.”

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LINK: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-09-21/ocasio-cortez-schumer-team-up-to-fight-trump-supreme-court-pick 

Amy Coney Barrett Is Again a Top Contender for Supreme Court Nomination

With Trump expected to name a nominee this week, advocacy and rights groups are concerned that Coney Barrett would invalidate the A.C.A. and take health care away from millions of people and undermine a woman’s reproductive freedom by overturning Roe v. Wade.

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LINK: https://www.wsj.com/articles/amy-coney-barrett-is-again-a-top-contender-for-supreme-court-nomination-11600644990

A Mark Kelly win in Ariz. Senate race could spoil McConnell’s plans to replace Ginsburg

Arizona law indicates he could be sworn in by Nov. 30 if he wins, during the lame-duck session of Congress when Republicans may try to push through a Ginsburg replacement if they are unable to do so before the election, potentially narrowing the Senate Republicans’ current 53-to-47 majority. 

LINK: https://news.yahoo.com/mark-kelly-win-ariz-senate-153623807.html

Parents are sharing photos of their daughters dressed up as Ruth Bader Ginsburg to honor her as a role model for young women

“Ruth Bader Ginsburg represents everything I’m trying to raise my daughters to strive for,” said one mother.

LINK: https://www.insider.com/ruth-bader-ginsburg-photos-kids-dressed-supreme-court-justice-2020-9 

Covid-19 Live Updates: Deaths Near 1 Million Globally and 200,000 in the U.S.

The numbers are a sobering reminder that the pandemic is not anywhere close to over and as many experts brace for a second wave.

LINK: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/21/world/covid-19-coronavirus.html


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