Former Justice Sandra Day O’Connor Passes Away 

She made history as the first woman on the Supreme Court. 

Former Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, Sandra Day O’Connor, passed away Friday at age 93. She was nominated to the court by President Ronald Reagan in 1981 and retired from the court in 2006. 

“A daughter of the American Southwest, Sandra Day O’Connor blazed an historic trail as our Nation’s first female Justice,” said Chief Justice John Roberts. “She met that challenge with undaunted determination, indisputable ability, and engaging candor. We at the Supreme Court mourn the loss of a beloved colleague, a fiercely independent defender of the rule of law, and an eloquent advocate for civics education. And we celebrate her enduring legacy as a true public servant and patriot.” 

“Ronald Reagan put it best when he called Justice O’Connor a ‘person for all seasons’,” said former Arizona Governor Doug Ducey. “Her life and career are a testament to hard work, determination, Western grit and the American dream.” 

She died in Phoenix, Arizona, and is survived by three sons and six grandchildren. 

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • With gratitude for the life and service of former Justice O’Connor.
  • For the friends, loved ones, and colleagues of the former associate Supreme Court justice as they mourn her passing.
  • For the current justices of the Supreme Court to be led by God as they hear and decide cases.

Sources: Reuters, Daily Caller, Daily Wire 


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