People For the American Way Foundation

People For Foundation Wishes Justice Ginsburg a Speedy Recovery

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 5, 2009

Contact: Stacey Gates or Josh Glasstetter at People For the American Way Foundation

Email: media@pfaw.org

Phone Number: 202-467-4999

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Following news reports that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was hospitalized for surgery for pancreatic cancer, People For the American Way Foundation President Kathryn Kolbert released the following statement:

“People For the American Way Foundation and our members across the country are saddened by news of Justice Ginsburg’s hospitalization, but are wishing her a speedy recovery. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Justice Ginsburg, and her family and loved ones.

“Justice Ginsburg has been a crucial voice on the Court in support of our core constitutional values of personal freedom and equal justice for all. We join her colleagues and people across the nation when we say that we’re anxious for her speedy recovery and return to the Court.”

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