Skip to comments.Interracial couple denied marriage license in La.
Posted on 10/15/2009 4:49:51 PM PDT by Justaham
HAMMOND, La. (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.
Neither Bardwell nor the couple immediately returned phone calls from The Associated Press. But Bardwell told the Daily Star of Hammond that he was not a racist.
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this is so bizarre I half suspect a closet rat trying to enforce stereotypes regarding the south
I'm guessing the welcome mat was NOT out for Katrina refugees.
Just remember the rats WERE the original southern racists.
So it’s okay for them to shack up and have a bunch of out of wedlock kids. What in the hell is this judge thinking?
Dumba(( racists aren’t known for the whole thinking thing.
This is disgusting. This judge should be removed from power immediately.
I didn't think that my grandmother was still alive (she told me the same thing that interracial marriage between whites and anyone else was bad "for the children).
Its between a WOMAN and a MAN. That's all that should matter! Even if they are a match made in hell, it is their own damn decision!
Very readable in today's type of English, not like reading Ben Franklin.
Try "Army life in a Black Regiment" by Thomas Higginson Wentworth circa 1863 or "An Englishmans Travels in America; His observations of life and manners in the free and slave states" circa 1857.
No PC back then, these people tell it like it was and what and how the races thought, treated, and expected of each other.
Fascinating considering what is happening today and shocking when one realizes that the Plantation mentality is alive and well today and is embodied in the halls of the United States Congress, our Masters, and the democrat party and their constituents, who have become Overseers of us taxpayer slaves.
this couple will have a good lawsuit against this “judge”....
That’s true. Senators of which party wore the great white sheet in their younger years?
But, I also know that a good many teenagers and immature women think it's "romantic" to do the Mandingo thing.
You can't fix stupid, and there is nothing more stupid than a liberal man or woman in smug love with his/her/it's "color blind" ideals.
This judge is going to get steamrollered for trying to be honest, and attempting to obstruct stupidity. Honesty is a failing in a public official exposed to Democrat, politically correct, justice.
I wonder how many outlets covering this story omit that the Judge is a Democrat.
Just curious here-—does anyone know if this guy does same sex marriages?
I expect this guy to catch a pantload of legal trouble.
Fascinating. The ACLU doesn't even care what the outcome of the investigation is. If they don't care about the outcome, I wonder if they care what the charges are? Something about this whole article doesn't pass the smell test.
He can have all the personal opinions he wants. But as an elected official, is he allowed to have his personal feelings dictate what he will or won’t do on the job? Is that legal? I can’t choose who I will or won’t serve based on their color and I’m not in any form of government.
And I do know many interracial couples that have good, solid marriages. One couple has been married for 40 years, the others are in the 20s (of marriage, not age) and a few are approaching 20. Not one of them is a teenager or an immature woman and about 1/3 of them are black wife/white husband. I also know many Hispanic/white or Asian/white marriages that are successful. None of these people are trying to be ‘trendy’ and they’re not stupid.
“Mandingo”, huh? What is this, the 1940s?
you sir, are an ass hole.
So what? Most of society does not accept children who are raised in anti-religious households, in households that home school, or in households where the parents are morons. Should people who are anti-religious, pro-homeschooling, or just plain moronic be prevented from getting married?
Is it stupid for a good man of one race and a good woman of another race to love each other and get married?
Is it smart to allow bureaucrats to deny a marriage between a man and a woman based on the bureaucrat's perception of their compatibility?
Interesting. Going to Google now.
You planning to tell that to Alan Keyes? Set him straight on his liberal interracial marriage too? Better bring your lunch. Gonna be one loooong ass-whipping.
This judge is crazy. If he is trying to stop interracial marriages he’d better start with Moses who married an Ethiopian woman according to the Bible.
These days I am just glad that the couples trying to get together are a man and a woman and not a couple of homosexuals.
In love, everything is equal.
Sounds like this JOP is doing enough to reinforce stereotypes without the help of any closest rats.
You were right about one thing, and one thing only: You are a racist.
Keith Bardwell only very recently became Republican. He was a life-long Democrat until December of last year.
Looks more like an idiot racist Rhinocrat judge...but still an idiot racist, who claims he isn't really a racist racist in his racism
Weeeeeell, isn’t THAT special?
Thanks for the Permalink.
If the judge is so honest and wise, you should be able to come up with statistics showing that interracial marriages have an astronomical divorce rate. So put up or shut up...and BTW, calling yourself a racist in an open post on FR is doing Bill O’Reilly and Keith Olbermann’s work for them.
Regardless of party affiliation, he’s an activist judge who does not honor the language of law. Toss his fat rump from the bench.
And the media pretended that David Duke was never a Democrat either.
No more RINOs.
Not to agree with the judge’s premise but just picking an example, Barack Obama’s mother had 2 failed marriages (actually one as the first marriage to Barack’s father was invalid since he was a bigamist).
I say let them get married. He may be trying to instigate “debate” to advance same sex marriage AND slur his newfound Republican affliation.
So what? That’s like pointing to Bill Clinton and saying that all Arkansan men cheat on their wives.
But I also used it as an opportunity to point out that our president is screwed up and his family was screwed up. He needs counseling, not high office.
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