WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 30: United States Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg poses for the court's official portrait in the East Conference Room at the Supreme Court building November 30, 2018 in Washington, DC. Earlier this month, Chief Justice Roberts publicly defended the independence and integrity of the federal judiciary against President Trump after he called a judge who had ruled against his administration’s asylum policy “an Obama judge.” “We do not have Obama judges or Trump judges, Bush judges or Clinton judges,” Roberts said in a statement. “What we have is an extraordinary group of dedicated judges doing their level best to do equal right to those appearing before them. That independent judiciary is something we should all be thankful for.” (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Police Department’s hate crimes unit is investigating after a poster of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was defaced with a swastika and an anti-Semitic insult.
says a straphanger tweeted a photo of the defaced poster on a Brooklyn subway platform to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and police.
“DIE JEW” was written across her forehead and glasses. There was a swastika over her mouth.
The NYPD said on Twitter: “There is no room for hate in NYC.”
Subway officials say the graffiti had been removed.
The poster advertises a book about Ginsburg.
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