Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Better Late Than Never

The state of Mississippi finally got around to ratifying the 13th Amendment to the Constitution.  It’s the one that bans slavery.

They actually did it in 1995 — 130 years after it was proposed — but there was a paperwork snafu, and it took someone looking into it after seeing the film Lincoln to get it straightened out.

Based on that schedule, they will repeal Prohibition in 2182.

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