Arizona House Rejects Proposal to Honor Justice Sandra Day O’Connor at U.S. Capitol, Following Her Son’s Objection

PHOENIX, Arizona – A proposal to honor former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor with a statue in the U.S. Capitol has been rejected by the Arizona House. The resolution, put forward by Republican Rep. Matt Gress, failed to pass with a vote of 21-38. The majority of lawmakers who voted against the resolution cited O’Connor’s son, Scott O’Connor, who objected to the proposal on the grounds that his mother is already set to be honored at the nation’s Capitol with statues of O’Connor and former Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Scott O’Connor’s argument proved … Read more