Interracial Couple Denied Marriage License

| Thu Oct. 15, 2009 5:11 PM EDT

A justice of the peace in Louisiana has refused to issue a marriage license to an interracial couple.

Seriously. Wow.

This rivals the recent story about black kids kicked out of a swim club. What year are we living in again?

But the craziest part is the justice's astoundingly self-deluded defense, that he just wants to prevent them from having kids:

"I'm not a racist. I just don't believe in mixing the races that way."

Someone needs to tell this guy what "racist" means.