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Loving vs Virginia

June 2, 2013

Loving vs Virginia

The Anti-Miscegenation law was over ruled in 1967 in a court case between loving vs. Virginia. Loving vs. Virginia was a case dealing with a black lady(Mildred Loving) and a white man(Richard Loving) who where arrested and sentenced to one year in jail for having an interracial marriage. this case was soon taken to the supreme court where it was over ruled because it was seen as unconstitutional. This case was one of the most important court cases in the united states because it gave people the right to marry outside of their race.


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