Washington, DC—Below is a statement by U.S. Conference of Mayors President and Louisville (KY) Mayor Greg Fischer on the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg:

“I am deeply saddened by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a brilliant jurist, a trailblazer and indomitable fighter for women’s rights and human rights. Let us honor her integrity, commitment and perseverance by continuing her fight. We are a better, more just nation because of her.”