NEW ORLEANS (AP) – A Louisiana justice of the peace said he refused to issue a marriage license to an interracial couple out of concern for any children the couple might have. Keith Bardwell, justice of the peace in Tangipahoa Parish, says it is his experience that most interracial marriages do not last long.
“I’m not a racist. I just don’t believe in mixing the races that way,” Bardwell told the Associated Press on Thursday.
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Mixing ‘the races’? Whiskey Tango Foxtrot?!? We are all members of the human race, fer-cryin-out-loud! Geez, maybe I shouldn’t have married my Native American wife…because that’s mixing the races too! Folks like Keith Bardwell make my skin crawl………..