Straight interracial couple denied marriage license in La.
By The Associated Press
10.16.2009 9:01am EDT
(Hammond, La.) A Louisiana justice of the peace said he refused to issue a marriage license to a heterosexual interracial couple out of concern for any children the couple might have.
Send / ShareAdd CommentKeith 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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