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Homosexuals Have Rights Of Association - Ndebugri

Comment: Loving v. VA 44yrs Ago today(Jun12)

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IRONY
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2011-06-12 07:38:34
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Homosexuals Have Rights Of Association - Ndebugri


"...Richard Loving was white; his wife, Mildred, was black. In 1958, they went to Washington, D.C. — where interracial marriage was legal — to get married. But when they returned home, they were arrested, jailed and banished from the state for 25 years for violating the state's Racial Integrity Act.

To avoid jail, the Lovings agreed to leave Virginia and relocate to Washington.

For five years, the Lovings lived in Washington, where Richard worked as a bricklayer. The couple had three children. Yet they longed to return home to their family and friends in Caroline County.

That's when the couple contacted Bernard Cohen, a young attorney who was volunteering at the ACLU. They requested that Cohen ask the Caroline County judge to reconsider his decision...."
NPR Article

Its amazing how history repeats itself isn't it?

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Loving v. VA 44yrs Ago today(Jun12)
IRONY
06-12 07:38