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No Exceptions: Marriage Equality

The U.S. Supreme Court tossed out any racially based limitations on marriage in the landmark 1967 Loving v. Virginia case. In the unanimous decision, the court said that "Under our Constitution, the freedom to marry, or not marry, a person of another race resides with the individual and cannot be infringed by the state." The above is the closing paragraph of the CNN article about the racist Louisiana judge who would not marry an interracial couple.  In my previous post "Empty Spaces/A Moment Read more [...]