Bombass Rbg Quotes for Her 83rd Bday

  1. This is Ruth Bader Ginsburg
    Supreme Court justice
  2. Also known as Notorious RBG
  3. She's a national treasure and today is her 83rd birthday.
  4. So here are some quotes:
  5. "[W]hen I’m sometimes asked when will there be enough [women on the supreme court]? And I say ‘When there are nine.’ People are shocked. But there’d been nine men, and nobody’s ever raised a question about that."
  6. "I – try to teach through my opinions, through my speeches, how wrong it is to judge people on the basis of what they look like, color of their skin, whether they’re men or women."
  7. "[J]ustices continue to think and can change. I am ever hopeful that if the court has a blind spot today, its eyes will be open tomorrow."
    (After the Hobby Lobby decision)
  8. "The notion that we have all the democracy money can buy strays so far from what our democracy is supposed to be."
  9. "I said on the equality side of it, that it is essential to a woman’s equality with man that she be the decision-maker, that her choice be controlling. If you impose restraints, you are disadvantaging her because of her sex. ... The state controlling a woman would mean denying her full autonomy and full equality."
    (On abortion)
  10. "Women belong in all places where decisions are being made. . . It shouldn't be that women are the exception."
    (Hugging the president bc duh)
  11. Happy birthday, Queen!