The article also discusses Justice Ginsburg’s dissention from the bench on behalf of women’s rights and as well as some of the universal issues that women continue to feel through her experience as frequently the only woman on the Supreme Court. Justice Ginsburg stated after the resignation of Justice Sandra Day O’Connor she felt isolated and the situation was disturbing. Now there are three women on the Supreme Court and they often vote together. They recently wrote a dissent against an order that allowed a Christian college to not provide for contraception. Justice Sotomayor accused the majority of “failing to protect women’s wellbeing.” At least we will have a little more say in the decision making process of our country.
This article stimulates mixed feelings, on one side it is encouraging and on the other disheartening. It is encouraging that there has been significant progress made in providing equal rights for gay men and women, but disheartening that they have progressed as far as women’s rights has in half the time. It makes one wonder how we still have inequality between men and women after decades of fighting for it. It is frustrating that