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The us supreme court spoke with one voice when it struck down bans on interracial marriage in 1967 in the case of loving v virginia, issuing a single opinion. Loving v virginia: the background the case of loving v virginia deals with marriage laws it begins with a woman named mildred loving, an african-american who. Listen: 6 moments from the loving v virginia supreme court case fifty years ago, lawyers before the supreme court talked of psychological evils and.
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