National Loving Day And More On June 12!

National Loving Day: National Loving Day, celebrated annually on June 12th, commemorates the historic Supreme Court decision in Loving v. Virginia, which struck down laws prohibiting interracial marriage in the United States. The case was brought by Mildred and Richard Loving, an interracial couple who were arrested and jailed in Virginia in 1958 for violating the state’s anti-miscegenation laws. The couple fought for their right to be married and to live together as a family, and their case eventually made its way to the Supreme Court, which ruled in their favour in 1967.

 National Loving Day celebrates their legacy and reminds us of the power of love to overcome hate and discrimination. The holiday is not just about commemorating interracial relationships, but about spreading love and acceptance to everyone, regardless of race, gender, or sexual orientation.

Also on June 12…

Philippine Independence Day: A national holiday in the Philippines that commemorates the country’s independence from Spanish colonial rule on June 12, 1898.

National Jerky Day: Enjoy and celebrate the tasty and protein-packed snack made by drying and curing meat.

World Day Against Child Labor: A day to raise awareness about the issue of child labour and promote action to end child exploitation and protect children’s rights.

National Peanut Butter Cookie Day: A day to celebrate the classic cookie made with peanut butter, sugar, and eggs, that has become a beloved snack and dessert all around the world.

We want to make today as fun and festive as possible, so if you have a holiday idea you’d like us to add, let us know. Additionally, we have a variety of e-cards available for you to send to your loved ones by clicking on this link.

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