Ed Team

Plus ça change . . .

Filed By Ed Team | October 17, 2009 7:30 AM | comments

Filed in: Marriage Equality, Quote of the Day
Tags: keith bardwell, louisiana, racism

"There is a problem with both [blacks and whites] accepting a child from such a marriage. I think those children suffer and I won't help put them through it."

--Keith Bardwell, a Louisiana justice of the peace, who has refused to issue a marriage license to an interracial couple, citing concerns about the effect on any children

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Wow, I saw the french in the tweet, and I thought it was going to be Alex, before I clicked the link!

Gays and lesbians who believe in marriage equality ought to be incensed at this story. We know better than most people in America in the last 40 years what it feels like being banned from this institution, we need to take the "how DARE they road," and not the snotty, "see what we're talking about?" slime I've BEEN seeing in LGBT media. This is about Americans being treadted as less than.