June 30, 2012
The World and Everything in It

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Hour B, Segment 5

The TW&E History Book

July 2, 1964—President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The law prohibited racial segregation in public places.

June 30, 1986—The U.S. Supreme Court rules (in Bowers v. Hardwick) that states can outlaw homosexual acts. Writing for the court, Justice Byron White said the Constitution does not confer "a fundamental right to engage in homosexual sodomy." That ruling was overturned in a 2003 decision.

July 2, 1776—Meeting in Philadelphia, the Second Continental Congress passes a resolution that "these United Colonies are, and of right, ought to be, Free and Independent States."

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June 30, 2012
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