H.Res. 431 (110th): Recognizing the 40th anniversary of Loving v. Virginia legalizing interracial marriage within the United States.

May 23, 2007 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Tammy Baldwin
Representative for Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district
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Last Updated
Jun 11, 2007
4 pages

This simple resolution was agreed to on June 11, 2007. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Introduced May 23, 2007
Referred to Committee May 23, 2007
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) Jun 11, 2007

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15 cosponsors (15D) (show)

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6/11/2007--Passed House without amendment.
Observes the 40th Anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Loving v. Virginia.
Commemorates that case's legacy in: (1) ending the ban on interracial marriage in the United States; and (2) recognizing that marriage is one of the "basic civil rights of man" at the heart of the 14th Amendment protections.

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