46% of Mississippi Republicans Believe Interracial Marriage Should be Illegal

Apr 13, 2011 Full story: WPTY 26

A surprising number of Mississippi Republicans say interracial marriage should be illegal, according to a recent survey.

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Mike

Greenville, MS

#1 Apr 13, 2011
This must have been a slow news day and somebody just had to make up a story! The poll was done by some far-left group to make the Republicans look racist, then they quote a self-described Democrat who agrees with the racists...wow! And that redneck thinks the Bible may oppose mixed race marriages and it clearly does not!(It opposes mixed Christian/non-Christian marriages.)
Ok, let us look closer. Tell us who did the poll and what was their agenda. How, exactly, was the question worded? How many people did they question and how many were Democrats and how did they respond? Why did they choose to poll Mississippi? Did they poll Michigan or Montana? Did they only announce the results of Mississippi because they don't like Haley Barbour?
Laurel

Moss Point, MS

#2 Apr 19, 2011
I don't think interracial marriage should be illegal as I think people who love each other should be able to do as they please as long as they're consenting adults and law abiding citizens.

But i do think a lot of these people have a good point. Maybe it's not true in other regions but down here and in small towns around America interracial children are not accepted by either race.

I know a few mixed race people who are treated as outsiders by both their black and white relatives. Especially mixed race children face a hard road in life. They are often teased for being different.

That can't be nice and it can't feel good knowing people treat you differently so I do see the logic behind this feeling. And if you live in a small town like what most of the south and Mississippi are...if you're treated as an outsider....that can't be a happy existence.

Interracial marriage shouldn't be made illegal but it probably should be discouraged for the sake of the children.
Laurel

Moss Point, MS

#3 Apr 19, 2011
Mike wrote:
This must have been a slow news day and somebody just had to make up a story! The poll was done by some far-left group to make the Republicans look racist, then they quote a self-described Democrat who agrees with the racists...wow! And that redneck thinks the Bible may oppose mixed race marriages and it clearly does not!(It opposes mixed Christian/non-Christian marriages.)
Ok, let us look closer. Tell us who did the poll and what was their agenda. How, exactly, was the question worded? How many people did they question and how many were Democrats and how did they respond? Why did they choose to poll Mississippi? Did they poll Michigan or Montana? Did they only announce the results of Mississippi because they don't like Haley Barbour?
I don't think it should be made illegal but I've spoken with many black folks, especially black women, who strongly frown upon it.

I think many around America may see this as a KKK throwback poll but really I wouldn't be shocked if similar numbers of black Mississippians feel about the same way.

Usually when they do marry they don't have support from either side of their families and any children they get aren't really liked or accepted by either side. Obviously there are exceptions but its true as a general rule that these marriages don't work, or if they do, they work @ the expense of family harmony.

And how many interracial kids get abandoned by their parents? I've seen MANY multi-racial kids living with their grandparents because the father abandoned the child and the mother was too incompetent to raise the child herself.

Should it be illegal? No. Should it be avoided? On compassionate grounds I think most people in this state of both races would probably say yes.
MSgirl

Champaign, IL

#4 Apr 23, 2011
a quote from the story-"Interracial marriage became legal in Mississippi in 1967." yet here in the year 2011 you still have "who, what group" trying to make something out of nothing. I bet money that some leftist do gooder actually paid money for another leftist idiot to travel to and around Mississippi for this nothing story. Now if you went to the liberal left side and ask if it was a requirement for all leftist to be religious, or have common sense, that would be something worth talking and writin about.
George

Arlington, VA

#5 Jul 7, 2011
Laurel wrote:
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I don't think it should be made illegal but I've spoken with many black folks, especially black women, who strongly frown upon it.
I think many around America may see this as a KKK throwback poll but really I wouldn't be shocked if similar numbers of black Mississippians feel about the same way.
Usually when they do marry they don't have support from either side of their families and any children they get aren't really liked or accepted by either side. Obviously there are exceptions but its true as a general rule that these marriages don't work, or if they do, they work @ the expense of family harmony.
And how many interracial kids get abandoned by their parents? I've seen MANY multi-racial kids living with their grandparents because the father abandoned the child and the mother was too incompetent to raise the child herself.
Should it be illegal? No. Should it be avoided? On compassionate grounds I think most people in this state of both races would probably say yes.
Agreed! Most white Mississippians believe in inbreeding and marrying cousins over interracial marriages and get dumbed down generation after generation...low IQ re(tards)
big dem

Bassfield, MS

#6 Jul 26, 2011
Mike wrote:
This must have been a slow news day and somebody just had to make up a story! The poll was done by some far-left group to make the Republicans look racist, then they quote a self-described Democrat who agrees with the racists...wow! And that redneck thinks the Bible may oppose mixed race marriages and it clearly does not!(It opposes mixed Christian/non-Christian marriages.)
Ok, let us look closer. Tell us who did the poll and what was their agenda. How, exactly, was the question worded? How many people did they question and how many were Democrats and how did they respond? Why did they choose to poll Mississippi? Did they poll Michigan or Montana? Did they only announce the results of Mississippi because they don't like Haley Barbour?
Give us all a break, you nutcase!!!!!!!!
It is a proven fact that the Repukes are racist... Look at thr CCC/KKK and Lott, Barbour and so on......
Short memory huh??/ Lott was stripped form House Majority leader for the Racist remarks.... yo-yo.......
big dem

Bassfield, MS

#7 Jul 26, 2011
Laurel

Moss Point, MS

#8 Aug 5, 2011
George wrote:
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Agreed! Most white Mississippians believe in inbreeding and marrying cousins over interracial marriages and get dumbed down generation after generation...low IQ re(tards)
You think black 'hillbillies' are any better?'Country' black folks inbreed with cousins as well. If you go to the Mississippi Delta or certain states in the southwest part of Mississippi or in the east central part of the state - the counties are almost all black. Noxubee County, Amite County, Jefferson Davis County(oh the irony, the one county named after the Pres. of the Confederacy is now majority black, lol), Kemper County, and many, many others through out this state are majority black.

In fact, within 20 years this state is projected to be majority black. They will be a solid numerical majority by 2030. Dr. King's dream of equality in this state won't have to come to fruition - the re-migration south of blacks from northern states is causing white flight out of Mississippi. Combined with an aging white population here & we'll be the minority by the time I'm old. Already right now there are more black Mississippians under the age of 18 and in public schools than white students. Meaning whites comprise under 50% of the under 18 population. Meaning the future is already non-white.

All that aside - in this soon to be majority black state - blacks often look down on inter racial pairings themselves. You should talk to some of the sistas who see their men shacking up & fathering children with white women.

You wanna see the real diary of a mad black woman? When their men are 'too good'(their words, not mine) to date their own women & instead date usually fat white women or white trash women.

It's pretty laughable but interracial relationships, especially between black men & white women are VERY common in Mississippi, especially where I live in South Mississippi. Come into a Wal Mart or a dollar store sometime. The white grandparents raise the mixed race grandkid. You can always tell because a mixed race child of about 4-8 years old is with the grandparents & you can tell the white mother is like Casey Anthony - she abandoned her child.

In other cases the children are on welfare.

If you think black Mississippians are more tolerant of interracial relationships you've obviously never spent a significant amt. of time here. Some don't care, in fact many don't. But a solid majority I've seen are quite irked by it.

And as i said in previous posts -- the kids grow up - usually without friends, or with friends/relatives who are polite to them, but keep them @ arms length & who generally do NOT associate with their mixed-race relatives. Usually white relatives won't associate with the mixed-race relatives at all. Treating the white parent like the black sheep of the family. While the blacks have minimal - almost awkward relations. They never see the mixed race people save at rare family get togethers & when they stumble into each other @ the store or gas station.

Blacks approve of interracial marriage about as much as whites do. Or any other race.

People naturally stick to their own people. Unless you live in a really big diverse city like Houston or Los Angeles or NYC then mixed race children are a bad idea. In a small town type area like here in Mississippi - being mixed-race is like having a scarlet letter on your clothing. Nobody accepts you.

Again - it shouldn't be illegal. 2 consenting adults can do as they please regardless of age as far as I'm concerned - that being said though it should be strongly discouraged. We don't need any more unwanted children to go on welfare & grow up with mental problems to become criminals or wards of the state in mental hospitals or on the unemployment line. Much less unwanted mixed race children accepted by nobody - not even their own blood kin.
Getflushed

San Jose, CA

#9 Aug 5, 2011
It's usually the non-White relatives of a mixed race union, who most oppose the lack of self control. Only the mixed breed children of such marriages suffer irreparable harm and a disquieted life. Scripture is not errant in disapproving of such unsettling decisions, clearly saying it takes seven generations to clear up the mess. If Scripture warns against inter-breeding cattle, one only needs to consider that humans are cattle too.
Laurel

Moss Point, MS

#10 Aug 5, 2011
George wrote:
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Agreed! Most white Mississippians believe in inbreeding and marrying cousins over interracial marriages and get dumbed down generation after generation...low IQ re(tards)
A lot of southern blacks are inbred. Go to some of these small counties where all the black folks are related. That being said in a larger city like Dallas or Houston or Atlanta there is more diversity & more acceptance. And in such an environment mixed race kids do ok.

But in Mississippi - which is still a clan based culture - you really have to rely on your family to get by. And if you're not accepted by either side of your family - you could find yourself in deep deep shit.

If you think blacks accept mixed race people think again. They are often as racist or more racist than their white relatives. Usually its a white girl gets pregnant by a black guy who runs off or goes to prison for some reason.

Then the white grandparents raise the child....

People generally speaking keep to their own race. Look @ what happened in the 70s when they integrated schools - what happened? White flight. And you KNOW that's not something that's unique to the deep south. You can't make people live together who don't want to live together.

If you outlaw integration & just leave it to its own devices & people naturally self-segregate. People will actually move to the part of town where there are lots of their own race.

In Mississippi if a woman marries a black man or if a white man has kids with a black woman in almost every case those people are viewed as the black sheep of their families.

When mixed race kids are born they are not accepted by either their white family or their black family & are either avoided & ignored in a very rude manner or ignored & people only associate when they bump into each other in short awkward meetings at public places like the grocery store.

That's not just the south - its any small town environment in the US, even up north. People associate with their own folks. And in a family/clan based culture like in Mississippi - if you are shunned like mixed race people/kids are -- then you have a very sad and lonely life with few to no friends or relationships.

Trust me with what I'm telling you. These children do not live happy or nice lives in these small towns. It shouldn't be illegal - but it should be strongly discouraged in the name of preventing suffering & a bad life.

@ whites marrying relatives -- a lot of whites are leaving Mississippi. Most of the people I knew grewing up have long since hauled ass & left. Mostly to Florida, Georgia, or Texas. Because there's no work in this state & people go to where the jobs are. Especially Houston, Dallas, and Atlanta.
Toni

Bronx, NY

#11 Jun 22, 2012
as a person who has mixed roots,i agree with those politicians.interracial marriage does harm to 2 groups not one.it should only be allowed when a group of people assimilates.since America and the West does not support assimilation(it goes against the *diversity*agenda)than outlawing interracial marriage is the only positive option.America's goal of assimilation is they should start assimilating the mixed Mexicans while deport African Americans to Liberia.Europe should kick out the non-whites living there plain and simple(with a exception of a small minority of Asians)
FCK OBAMA

California City, CA

#12 Jun 23, 2012
Obama's same sex marriage makes me VOMIT! Obama's immigration ploy is meant to help Obama, not the Nation. Obama continues to give our jobs away to illegal aliens and gives the middle finger to Americans. Obama now being compared to not only Hitler but also Hugo Chavez. He's a marxist. Obama has anti American views.
Toni

Bronx, NY

#13 Jun 24, 2012
FCK OBAMA wrote:
Obama's same sex marriage makes me VOMIT! Obama's immigration ploy is meant to help Obama, not the Nation. Obama continues to give our jobs away to illegal aliens and gives the middle finger to Americans. Obama now being compared to not only Hitler but also Hugo Chavez. He's a marxist. Obama has anti American views.
Obama's goal is to turn America into a toilet bowl of brown fools.Obama only got the job because hes a distant relative of the president(George Bush Jr's 11th cousin)not through anything else.all the presidents are related to eachother as well as the English monarchy.its time for a president that has no blood relations to the previous presidents and the English royalty
The Rogue

Olive Branch, MS

#14 Jun 26, 2012
Well, I wasn't interviewed so now I'll make it "47 %". Anyone else, black or white, want to add your percentage?

Since: Nov 11

db, fl

#15 Jul 1, 2012
..........
our soldiers r still overseas & the government wants ta focus on "THIS" ***t.?!
nEws fLash..
its 2012!!
not 1220..
stay thA f*** out of peoples lives!
love who the h*** u want.
xOx0:cHels
Gulf

Moss Point, MS

#16 Jul 10, 2012
Getflushed wrote:
It's usually the non-White relatives of a mixed race union, who most oppose the lack of self control. Only the mixed breed children of such marriages suffer irreparable harm and a disquieted life. Scripture is not errant in disapproving of such unsettling decisions, clearly saying it takes seven generations to clear up the mess. If Scripture warns against inter-breeding cattle, one only needs to consider that humans are cattle too.
While the Bible says that we are all of one blood(see book of Acts)-- I do agree with you. God doesn't hate the children but being either unwed and/or unwanted only makes for a bad life for the child & it should be ignored if @ all possible.
Gulf

Moss Point, MS

#17 Jul 10, 2012
Toni wrote:
as a person who has mixed roots,i agree with those politicians.interracial marriage does harm to 2 groups not one.it should only be allowed when a group of people assimilates.since America and the West does not support assimilation(it goes against the *diversity*agenda)than outlawing interracial marriage is the only positive option.America's goal of assimilation is they should start assimilating the mixed Mexicans while deport African Americans to Liberia.Europe should kick out the non-whites living there plain and simple(with a exception of a small minority of Asians)
Wow I'm not that radical but I'd be open to give blacks their own 'country' within the United States, perhaps in the Deep South. Let them rule themselves.

Should interracial marriage be outlawed? Uh, not sure. But I do strongly think it should be discouraged save in bigger cities where the culture is more tolerant. You claim to be mixed-race, do your personal experiences influence your opinion on this issue?
Gulf

Moss Point, MS

#18 Jul 10, 2012
FCK OBAMA wrote:
Obama's same sex marriage makes me VOMIT! Obama's immigration ploy is meant to help Obama, not the Nation. Obama continues to give our jobs away to illegal aliens and gives the middle finger to Americans. Obama now being compared to not only Hitler but also Hugo Chavez. He's a marxist. Obama has anti American views.
Chavez isn't a communist, he's a populist. The CIA tried to overthrow him back in 2002 -- that's the only reason he's 'anti-American.'

And he actually gave low-cost heating oil a few yrs ago to poor Americans. He doesn't dislike Americans, just George W Bush & the ppl who tried to have him killed. i.e.-- the CIA types.
Toni

Stamford, CT

#19 Jul 10, 2012
Gulf wrote:
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Wow I'm not that radical but I'd be open to give blacks their own 'country' within the United States, perhaps in the Deep South. Let them rule themselves.
Should interracial marriage be outlawed? Uh, not sure. But I do strongly think it should be discouraged save in bigger cities where the culture is more tolerant. You claim to be mixed-race, do your personal experiences influence your opinion on this issue?
they would still want gibs muh dats/free handouts and they would still flood white cities,towns and neighborhoods.having mixed roots is not the exact same as being a 1st generation mutt.i have Gypsy,Jewish and maybe even Turkish blood making me like 70-80 percent Caucasian.mixing in any form can harm 2 groups.like it or not race mixing can cause several problems
satron

Runnemede, NJ

#20 Aug 28, 2012
who the hel cares you are retarded..

it doesn't mean jack shit..

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