Today in history: June 12

The Supreme Court justices sit at a bench. The Chief Justice says, 'Love is love, and dont you dare make us say it again.'

June 12 1967: The US Supreme Court unamimously rules that laws restricting marriage on the basis of race, such as laws prohibiting Black and White people from marrying each other, are a violation of the Constitutional right of equal protection. The case is appropriately called Loving v. Virginia.