The Life of Richard & Mildred Loving
Breaking the Law
which barred the Loving's from marrying in their home state, so the couple drove 90 miles north to Washington, D.C. to tie the knot and then returned to their home in Caroline County, Virginia. (Biography.com) They were married a couple of weeks, and the county sheriff and two deputies stormed in their bedroom and were questioning them, but they showed them their marriage certificate. But Richard spent the night in jail, and the couple violated eventually pleaded guilty to violating the Virginia law. "Almighty God created the races white, white, black, yellow, malay and red, and he placed them on separate continents,"(biography.com) this explains how The judge is saying that God created different races so that they won’t be assorted. Judge Leon M. Bazile ruled “And but for the interference with his arrangement there would be no cause for such marriages. This shows that the judge doesn't agree with biracial marriages.
They're taking a stand
"Tell the court I love my wife, and it is just unfair that I can't live with her in Virginia." this shows how unfair it is that you cannot be with the person you love based on the color of their skin.
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