Sunday, June 26, 2011

June 26th

1995: Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani deposes his father Khalifa bin Hamad al-Thani, the Emir of Qatar, in a bloodless coup... but there several reports of hurt feelings.

2003: The Supreme Court rules that gender-based sodomy laws are unconstitutional... but sodomy laws based on hotness make a lot of sense.

2008: The U.S. Supreme Court strikes down the District of Columbia handgun ban, angering the two people in Washington who did not already own a gun.


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