“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 come to my home, I marry them, they use my bathroom. I treat them just like everyone else.”
Keith Bardwell, a Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana justice of the peace on his refusal to issue marriage licenses to ‘mixed race’ couples. He says it’s, you know, for the kids.