Dozens gather Saturday night in downtown for Ginsburg candlelight vigil

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Dozens of people, many with candles, gathered at the Saturday night at the Federal Building, 131 E. 4th St., Davenport, during a vigil in tribute to the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Some of those attending places flowers and candles near a portrait of Ginsburg, around which the group gathered.

Several people spoke about the Ginsburg’s dedication to women’s rights and equal rights. One speaker read remarks by Molly Regan, first vice-chair of Scott County Democrats, saying Ginsburg “lifted up the oppressed and those who felt excluded from life’s basic needs and rights.”

Ginsburg, 87, died Friday from pancreatic cancer.

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