Gay marriage advocates celebrate '60s interracial marriage case

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June 13, 2007


"Civil rights organizations gathered at the Capitol Tuesday to celebrate a landmark Supreme Court case they say might aid the cause of gay marriage.

"They marked the 40th anniversary of Loving v. Virginia Supreme Court, the case that allowed interracial couples to marry.

"...Jon W. Davidson, legal director of Lambda Legal, is co-counsel in the California case seeking marriage equality. 'The Lovings didn't give up,' Davidson said. 'They had faith in the constitutional promises of equality and liberty.'"