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Say What? Louisiana Judge Won't Marry Interracial Couples

Say What? Louisiana Judge Won't Marry Interracial Couples

"I'm not a racist. I just don't believe in mixing the races that way."

— Keith Bardwell, a Louisiana Justice of the Peace who sounds like a Rip Van Winkle character who slept through the '60s,'70s, '80s . . . (you get the picture). He says he's concerned for the children interracial couples would have, and that in Tangipahoa Parish where he lives, interracial marriages don't last long. Last I heard, the chances of any marriage in the US lasting is about 50/50 and that people of opposite sexes, anyway, are free to marry who they choose.

Source: Getty
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