Re: Slavery,who was responsible?

Arun Gupta (
Sat, 18 Feb 1995 14:57:29 GMT

In article <>,
Gerard Malecki <> wrote:
>In article <> (Gadfly) writes:
>>Slavery was not outlawed in Saudi Arabia until 1962. I believe the last
>>nation to outlaw slavery was Mauretania, sometime in the 1980s.
>Louisiana outlawed slavery this year.

Asbury Park Press, Friday, Feb. 17, 1995 (yesterday)

Mississipi Senate OKs abolishment of slavery
Jackson, Miss : It only took 130 years, but the Mississipi Senate
finally voted to abolish slavery.......

[Of course, with the precedence of federal law over state law,
slavery was effectively abolished a long time ago....]

-arun gupta