#RibsForRBG, #RibsForRuth: Ruth Bader Ginsburg fans offer ribs after justice's fall

HOUSTON – Since Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg fractured three ribs in a fall at her office Wednesday, people across social media have reached out on social media to offer the 85-year-old their ribs.

#RibsforRBG and #RibsforRuth are popular hashtags now as people post messages in support of the liberal justice’s recovery.

Here are some of the heartfelt messages posted in support of the icon.


Ginsburg is recovering well, according to her nephew, as quoted in Reuters

Daniel Stiepleman said the associate justice was "up and working" and "doing great."

“The last I heard she was up and working, of course, because what else would she be doing, and cracking jokes,” he said. “I can’t promise they were good jokes but they were jokes.”


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