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Monday, May 5, 2008

Marriage pioneer dies

Posted By on Mon, May 5, 2008 at 1:18 PM

Death of note: Mildred Loving, whose Virginia lawsuit led to the U.S. Supreme Court decision that invalidated state laws that prohibited interracial marriages. She said in a 1965 interview:

"We loved each other and got married. We are not marrying the state. The law should allow a person to marry anyone he wants."

What would the Family Council say about THAT? Thanks to TI for that.

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