The aclu was preparing a letter for the louisiana supreme court, which oversees the state justices of the peace, asking them to investigate bardwell and see if they can remove him from office, schwartzman said. Bardwell said he asked everyone who called about marriage if they were a mixed race couple. – a justice of the peace in louisiana who has drawn widespread criticism for refusing to issue a marriage license to an interracial couple says he has no regrets about his decision. Disciplinary action should be taken immediately — including the revoking of his license,” the republican governor said friday. Bardwell suggested the couple go to another justice of the peace in the parish who agreed to marry them. I recused myself of performing the ceremony. I didn’t tell this couple they couldn’t get married.
Judge deny marry interracial couple. She plans to enroll in the university of new orleans to pursue a masters degree in minority politics. But when they finally cross the border and ask for asylum, they discover their journey is far from over. Bobby jindal, who said a nine-member commission that reviews lawyers and judges in the state should investigate and take immediate “disciplinary action,” including “the revoking of his license. Justice of the peace said he refused to issue a marriage licence to an interracial couple out of concern for any children the couple might have.
But bardwell told the daily star of hammond that he was not a racist. Almost forty years after the u.