Mississippi Takes L : 46% Of State Republicans Think Interracial Marriage Should Be Illegal [Video]

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With closed minded people like the ones in Mississippi it's no wonder why Republicans have a hard time attracting more African Americans.

In a survey conducted by phone, Public Policy Polling of Raleigh, N.C., found that 46% of of GOP respondents thought interracial marriage should be illegal.

Interracial marriages were in fact illegal until a 1967 Supreme Court ruling forced the state to change it's laws.

40% felt mixed marriages should remain legal while 14% weren't sure.

The Daily Mail reports that even with Mississippi's backwards view on race and relationships, the state led the nation in the growth of mixed marriages for most of the last decade. However, the multiracial population remains small, about 1.1 per cent.

Hard to believe this kind of stuff is still being debated in 2011.

What's your take on interracial marriages?


 

 

 

 



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Comment by Godfrey 'CL' Matale on April 15, 2011 at 10:33am
i was shocked wen i first saw that___but then i saw it was missisippi pipo it den made sense___sayin such things screams dat ur IQ is equal to one of a piG!!!!!!!!
Comment by michael rafael on April 13, 2011 at 11:13am
Correction..the name of the film that the Democrats showed in the white house was called The Birth of a Nation .
Comment by michael rafael on April 13, 2011 at 11:12am
This poll is completely biased..
If u Google this company, you'll c in Wikipedia that this company public policy polling is operated by the Democratic party...I'm sick of Democrats calling republicans racist...let's not forget that the kkk founder who was a Senator was a Democrat...it that the democrats showed the kkk movie one nation in the white house in the 1930's!! .
Comment by BreadBrovazDetroit on April 13, 2011 at 10:33am
Alright, f*** it let's take over the world again. For the next 10 years EVERY black dude get 20 white chicks pregnant, LET'S GET IT!!!! lol
Comment by MALIK"KING" on April 13, 2011 at 10:18am
f*ck you racist republican's get the fout of here
Comment by Jason on April 13, 2011 at 6:36am
man get the fu.ck outa here wit that bullsh.it..
Comment by JEDI_FROM_HOTH on April 13, 2011 at 2:32am
Its Mississippi people!! Why is this s*** even surprising to normal people? I repeat ITS F****** MISSISSIPPI!!!
Comment by michael rafael on April 13, 2011 at 1:32am
Correction..the name of the film that the Democrats showed in the white house was called The Birth of a Nation
Comment by michael rafael on April 13, 2011 at 1:16am
This poll is completely biased..
If u Google this company, you'll c in Wikipedia that this company public policy polling is operated by the Democratic party...I'm sick of Democrats calling republicans racist...let's not forget that the kkk founder who was a Senator was a Democrat...it that the democrats showed the kkk movie one nation in the white house in the 1930's!!
Comment by tQ on April 12, 2011 at 11:57pm
I am a product of an interracial marriage. Pakistani + Filipina :D
And my bf is black lol...hopefully we have cute kids



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