Paying respects to Scalia, who ‘shaped the history of our country’

Rachel Powell, a Phoenix native now living in Washington, D.C., came with her 4-month-old son to pay respects to Justice Antonin Scalia, who Powell appreciated for “promoting the Constitution and interpreting it literally.” (Photo by Katie Bieri/Cronkite News)

WASHINGTON – Several Arizonans were among the thousands who waited hours in line outside the Supreme Court on a chilly Washington winter afternoon Friday to pay their respects to the late Justice Antonin Scalia.

Students, a Capitol Hill worker, a mom and her baby – they turned out for a man whose ruling and judicial outlook they admired. They shared their stories with Cronkite News.