The United States Supreme Court unanimously struck down state laws banning interracial marriage. Loving v. Virginia was and remains an important political and historical landmark, knocking down a major pillar of Jim Crow segregation and, more recently, serving as precedent in the fight to legalize same-sex marriage.
The Supreme Judicial Court’s decision upheld a lower court ruling that the phrase “under God” in the Pledge serves as a clear “acknowledgment of the Founding Fathers political philosophy, and the historical and religious traditions of the United States.”
E.D. White House The national Historic Landmark, situated on the banks of scenic Bayou Lafourche near Thibodaux, Louisiana, was the residence of two of Louisiana' s foremost political figures, Edward Douglas White, who was governor from 1835 to 1839, and his son, Edward Douglass White, who was appointed to the United States Supreme Court in 1894 and served as chief justice from 1910 to 1921. See the entire album: https://www.flickr.com/photos/visitlafourche/sets/72157648969551549/
E.D. White Historic Site ADDRESS 2295 La. Hwy. 1 | Thibodaux, 70301 985-447-0915 HOURS Tuesdays – Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Closed Sundays, Mondays and state holidays. This National Historic Landmark, situated on the banks of scenic Bayou Lafourche near Thibodaux, was the residence of two of Louisiana’s foremost political figures: Edward Douglas White, who was governor from 1835 to 1839, and his son, Edward Douglass White, who was appointed to the United States Supreme Court in 1894 and…
Supreme Court green lights detention of Americans The controversial provision authorizes the military, under presidential authority, to arrest, kidnap, detain without trial and hold indefinitely American citizens thought to “represent an enduring security threat to the United States.” Read more