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Heartwarming?  Not in the least.

A justice of the peace refuses to marry an interracial couple out of concern for their kids, who won’t be accepted by either “society”.

I don’t doubt that there are some asses out there that couldn’t handle it but this is one lame-ass excuse to not marry them.  They should be allowed to decide.

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.

“I do ceremonies for black couples right here in my house,” Bardwell said. “My main concern is for the children.”

Bardwell said he has discussed the topic with blacks and whites, along with witnessing some interracial marriages. He came to the conclusion that most of black society does not readily accept offspring of such relationships, and neither does white society, he said.   (Source: AP)

Hell, Cruel Wife and I are both engineers.  Don’t you think our children are going to have problems because they’re raised by geeks?  It’s our decision, no one else’s.  So what if they grow up to have “The Knack“?

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