US rights group sparks debate by altering ‘RBG’ quote

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Washington (AFP) – Too woke? The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has triggered a debate by altering a quote about abortion by the late US Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, replacing references to women with gender neutral words. In a tweet on Saturday to mark a year since Ginsburg’s death, the powerful civil rights group noted that the liberal and feminist icon popularly known as “RBG” was a “champion for abortion and gender equality.” The ACLU tweet was accompanied by a quote from Ginsburg: “The decision whether or not to bear a child is central to a [person’s] life, to [their]…

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