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Interracial Marriage

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Interracial marriage refers to marriages between persons of a different race. Some US States had anti-miscegenation laws that prevented persons of different races from marrying each other until these laws were struck down by the US Supreme Court in Loving v. Virginia in 1967. In some places in the world, interracial marriage remains a social taboo. In general, however, the incidence of interracial marriage is on the rise, due in part to an increase in international travel and immigration.
The short answer there is nothing other than a warning against believers marrying unbelievers, the Bible does not say that interracial marriage is wrong. Expanded AnswerThe Old Testament Law commanded the Israelites not to unite in interracial marriage (Deuteronomy 7:3-4).Deuteronomy 7:3-4 (NKJV)3 N…
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An interracial marriage is a marriage between two different races of people.
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Yes, they are okay, feelings are feelings no matter what the ethnicity is.
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in June 12, 1967
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In the state of Virginia it was illegal for people of different races to marry. Loving and Virginia married even though they were an interracial couple. They faced many legal and social problems in Virginia because of this.
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Racism in Scarlet Song Cassim Silumbacassimsilumba@yahoo.com Race is treated with different moral complexity, thus in the faces of the unsupported lovers, it is nothing of much essential importance in the society. However, in the presence of the lovers' mutilators, thus the conflict, race is somethi…
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Yes. Both from a social aspect and a spiritual aspect. as long as you love the other person i don't see anything wrong with it and shouldn't really care what other peeps think.
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It worked the other way around: in 1967, the Supreme Court declared all State laws prohibiting interracial marriage that still existed, unconstitutional.Before then, most 'northern' States either had never had laws prohibiting interracial marriage, or had repealed them already before 1967. It was al…
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The Baptist church holds no specific, official beliefs in regards to interracial marriage.
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No. Southern states cannot refuse to recognize interracial marriage. It has been legal in all the United States since the 1967 Supreme Court decision that deemed anti-miscegenation laws unconstitutional. See related link. 
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There was never a national or state vote for or against it, no way to know
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It is legal in most parts of the world. In the US, it has been legal ever since the Loving v. Virginia decision by the Supreme Court.
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In 2005, Interracial marriages account for 7% of the 59 million marriages in the US. http://dating.lovetoknow.com/Statistics_on_Interracial_Relationships
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Interracial marriages are as old as mankind. Scientific research indicates that our early  homo sapiens ancestors probably mixed with Neanthertal men and women. In Europe and later in many of its colonies, interracial marriages were taking place since the earliest days of recorded history.…
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There is absolutely nothing wrong with interracial marriage.
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No, interracial marriages are not a sin, but in some cultures it is and family problems can erupt. In Western countries there are many interracial marriages.
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Miscegenation (Latin miscere "to mix" + genus "kind") is the mixing of different racial groups, that is, marrying, cohabiting, having sexual relations and having children with a partner from outside one's racially or ethnically defined group. In the United States Miscegentation laws were laws that…
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The bible is not against interracial marriages. Moses' wife Zipporah was a Cushite. Cush was an ancient African empire whose inhabitants were black. In Numbers 12 God smote Moses' brother and sister with leprosy because they criticized the fact that his wife was black. Answer Reason for this is …
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Two people who love each other can get married regardless of their race.
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The United States Supreme Court held laws against interracial marriage were unconstitutional in the case Loving v. Virginia, (1967). At that time 16 states still had laws prohibiting interracial marriages. That decision ended all race-based legal restrictions on marriage. See link provided below.
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It depends what you mean. Obviously it exists, so there is no reason to believe it doesn't exist. If you mean whether it is real or not, there is no reason to doubt that either. If a Black couple is capable of love for another, and if a White couple is capable of love for one another, and we are hum…
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No. On June 12, 1967, the United States Supreme Court decided the case Loving v. Virginia; in a unanimous 9-0 decision, the Court ruled that any laws against interracial marriage in the US were unconstitutional and therefore no longer enforceable. At the time of the decision, such laws existed in 17…
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Neither, because not everybody in the world thinks the same way when it comes to interracial relationships. Some societies, cultures, families and individuals agree and disagree with it; so basically it depends on your culture, upbringing and beliefs on the subject it what decision you feel is corre…
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No, but some businesses who can authorize legal marriages can refuse anyone of marriage, it could be stereotypical, racist, and just biased from beliefs. You have the right to move this into court and find out what you can do about the situation if the provider will not comply with your demands.
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There is no concurring opinion in Loving v. Virginia. The court opinion was unanimous.
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Overall, the affects would be the same as with any other marriage. There would be a few additional challenges depending on the couple and where they live. If they live where it is unpopular, they could both face persecution, or at the least, be isolated and shunned. There are not too many places lik…
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Everyone's feelings run the entire gamut. Most people at least support the concept or concede that "love is love." Some refuse to ever have such a marriage if they can help it, but believe everyone should have the right to decide for themselves. A few still oppose it; some for reasons such as concer…
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Caroline County Circuit Court (January 6, 1959)
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William W. Gothard, Jr. is an American Christian minister, speaker, and writer, and the founder of the Institute in Basic Life Principles, notable for his conservative teachings.The answer to your question is yes because that was just what he believed and he thought that some of the other weddings/m…
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The bible doesn't prohibit interracial marriage. It does, however, ban marriage with a individual who does not believe.
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Interracial marriages. The US Supreme Court declared these laws unconstitutional in Loving v. Virginia. *The opinion comments previously here have been moved to the discussion section.
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Some people used to believe in races of humans. Some of those people thought that when people of different "races" had children, that was bad, so they called it miscegenation. Now, the idea of "races" and "miscegenation" has been discredited, but some people still believe.
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It's hard to say, since there are also black Jews.
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That is a big question, on a very touchy subject! There are ever changing advantages and disadvantages. Because of the changing social dynamics, hooking up today is not the same, as for couples who got together decades ago. In the types of relationships you are referring to, what two races and reli…
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The Loving Decision (Loving v Virginia).
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We are all the byproduct of some type of interracial marriage or sex, at least. When they say that interracial is the new thing, I believe it, it doesn't matter who you are or what you are as long as you love each other. Some old heads might believe that doves should stick with doves and black birds…
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Loving v. Virginia, 388 US 1 (1967) The Lovings were an interracial married couple (Mildred and Richard Perry Loving) who were charged for cohabitating in the state of Virginia, a state that outlawed interracial marriage (They were married in DC before returning to Virginia). Their marriage license …
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What was the effect of the Supreme Court's decision in Loving v. Virginia
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Intermarriage Between Races<3 APEX!!
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white b!tches love black guys
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This depends on the person. But, Islamically speaking, interracial marriage is allowed, and racism is highly discouraged. When Muslims stand to pray to God, race is insignificant in his eyes, as what is important is the amount of faith one has. God (Allah in Arabic) says in the Holy Qur'an 49:13: "…
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Of course. But, you'd better be prepared to back your claim. If you file such a complaint, and your commander is able to present a counseling packet laden with negative counseling in order to defend themselves against allegations that they've kept you from promoted due to racism, it's going to come …
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Interracial marriages mean the people that are married aren't the same race/ethnicity. Example: White male/Asian Female or Latina Male/Black Female
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Loving v. Virginia is a Supreme Court case that found the Virginia statute prohibiting interracial marriages to be unconstitutional.
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No. The Supreme Court ruled on June 12, 1967, in Loving v. Virginia, that laws against interracial marriage were unconstitutional.Please see the related links section below for more information about this Supreme Court decision.
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Zero. Interracial marriage bans were officially struck down by the 1967 Supreme Court decision of Loving v. Virginia, although states still continued to have the laws on the books. In 2000, Alabama became the last state to repeal its interracial marriage ban.
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The Plaintiff was Mildred Jeter (Black women) and Richard Perry Loving (white male). Both were arrested on July of 1958 for violating the terms of the Racial Integrity Act. Meaning it was unlawful for a white individual to marry an African American or any other race besides their own for that matter…
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Richard and Mildred Loving was the first legal interracial married couple in the U.S. He was white and she was black.
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There is no difference between interracial marriage and people from the same race getting married when it comes to how the kids feel or are benefited. Loving parents benefits children. What race they are is irrelevant. Children grow up to want to be like their parents and are proud of all their heri…
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Yes. Interracial marriages are welcome in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church). The Church and Church leaders may only suggest marriage to a faithful Church member, but otherwise cannot direct members who to marry.Check out the "Related Links" below to see images of …
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the long term impact of interracial marriage is that people black and white can get married and no one can say they cant hope this helps:)
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The whole objection to miscegenation, the belief that it is somehow immoral for people of different ethnic groups to marry, reproduce, or fool around, has no legitimate basis. It is just a prejudice based on xenophobia. So, movies show couples of mixed ethnicity because, in the first place, this is …
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Yes, it is a civil right.
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When two people of different races marry this can be known as 'interracial marriage'. Interracial marriages have always occurred but have sometimes been seen in a negative light due to cultural influences.
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"Miscegenation" refers to the mixing of people of different races. This mixing could include marriage or cohabitation, sexual relations, or procreation.
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when sh!t went down
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besides racism and thoughts of a child that is of mixed descent not being "pure blood" not much...they say that most asian cultures don't like the idea of interracial relationships, this however is not true my mother is dominican and puerto rican while my father is pure japanese they love each other…
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In 1967 it invalidated laws prohibiting interracial marriage. It ruled the Virginia law the Racial Integrity Act of 1924 was unconstitutional and overturned the Supreme court ruling Pace v. Alabama (1883). Sixteen State laws were overturned. "Marriage is one of the "basic civil rights of man," funda…
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Most Jews are opposed to interreligious relationships. As for dating, this occurs in Liberal Jewish communities, but significantly less so in Orthodox Jewish communities. Where it occurs, it generally mirrors the dating techniques in Gentile society. Bottom line is that nobody is going to forcibly…
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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church) does not interfere in the marital relationships of it's members. Interracial couples are becoming increasingly common among Mormons, and they are treated exactly the same as couples who are of the same race.
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One of the things that one finds quite often among Middle Easterners, South Asians, and East Asians (collectively as Asians) is that there is a very strong expectation that it is only desirable if you date within your own ethnic group. If the family of such a person finds out that he is going out wi…
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