I dunno bro, torrents are pretty legit. Why get hung up on the legality of it? I've been torrenting for like half a decade now and have never been noticed.
And yeah they are related, since the options are not just buy blu-rays or pay for streaming, you can also download pixel perfect br rips. Sure you can be against piracy, but pretending that it doesn't exist is kind of retarded.
So in your world, two gay people in a committed relationship wanting the same rights as a straight couple is equivalent to incest, marriage for green cards etc? What's next, marrying our pet dogs, you might ask? Get the fuck out of here.
Oh boy I can't wait to rip all my... oh wait I haven't used the dvd drive on my computer in like five years. I don't actually think it's connected because I needed the power connector for another hard drive.
That is basically dropping the charges. You can't go back to 1952 and make the case disappear, but they can say that they regret what happened. It's entirely symbolic anyway since he's long since dead, and would be even if he had lived to old age.
Although I seem to recall you needed a violent civil war to end slavery in your country, whereas we ended it in ours and our colonies with a couple acts of parliament. But please do lecture me about your country's stellar history of cultural integration.