Keith Bardwell claims he isn't racist, but that didn't stop him from refusing to marry an interracial Louisiana couple because he didn't think the relationship would last. According to the Associated Press, the justice of the peace said his concerns lay mostly with any children the couple might have, because he believed they wouldn't be accepted by society. Bardwell said, "I'm not a racist. I just don't believe in mixing the races that way. I have piles and piles of black friends. They...Read Full Story
Keith Bardwell is a justice of the peace in New Orleans' Tangipahoa Parish who refused to marry an interracial couple. He subsequently quit his job following a national outcry. Find more news and information about Keith Bardwell here.