The Daily Populous

Saturday September 19th, 2020 day edition

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Here’s what a not-comprehensive look at what 17 active Republican senators said.

Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Col.): “I think we’re too close to the election.

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas): “It has been 80 years since a Supreme Court vacancy was nominated and confirmed in an election year.

): “The Senate should not confirm a new Supreme Court justice until we have a new president.”.

The Senate should not confirm a new Supreme Court justice until we have a new president. »

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Champion Of Gender Equality, Dies At 87

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Today we mourn but with confidence that future generations will remember Ruth Bader Ginsburg as we knew her, a tireless and resolute champion of justice.".

Born in Brooklyn, Ruth Bader went to public schools, where she excelled as a student — and as a baton twirler.

Then 17, Ruth Bader went on to Cornell University on a full scholarship, where she met Martin (aka "Marty") Ginsburg. »

Opinion | Facebook Has Been a Disaster for the World

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It took until 2018 for Facebook to admit to and apologize for its failure to act.

Two years later, the platform is, yet again, sowing the seeds for genocidal violence.

Facebook has been incredibly lucrative for its founder, Mark Zuckerberg, who ranks among the wealthiest men in the world. »

Pope Francis to parents of L.G.B.T. children: ‘God loves your children as they are.’

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Pope Francis told a group of parents of L.G.B.T. children yesterday that “God loves your children as they are” and “the church loves your children as they are because they are children of God.”

Having listened carefully to what she said, Pope Francis reassured her, “The church does not exclude them because she loves them deeply.”.

She said the pope, in response, assured her and the other parents present that “God loves our children because they are all children of God.” »

Schumer: Ruth Bader Ginsburg seat should be filled by next president

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Therefore, this vacancy should not be filled until we have a new president," Schumer said in a tweet.

Schumer's tweet comes less than an hour after news broke that Ginsburg had died Friday at 87, throwing a landmine into an already chaotic presidential election year.

McConnell, who is up for reelection, has vowed that he will try to fill an open seat. »