Justice Ginsburg did not advocate lowering age of consent to 12

Published on 22/09/2020 at 22:51

Social media posts claiming late Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg advocated lowering the age of sexual consent to 12 resurfaced after her death. The claim is false; it and can be traced to an altered quote taken from a 1977 report that Ginsburg co-authored on civil rights and sex bias in the US Code.