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Virginia removes requirement to declare race on marriage forms

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by SummerMadness, Sep 18, 2019.

  1. SummerMadness

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    Virginia removes requirement to declare race on marriage forms
     
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  2. durangodawood

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    Form the article:

    "Some options on forms included Aryan, Moor, Octoroon and Mulatto."

    So so so weird.
     
  3. Hank77

    Hank77 Well-Known Member Supporter

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    It's about time.
     
  4. Jonaitis

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    ...no kidding.

    I am curious, if you can choose Aryan, can someone ask for a Sarmatian option?
     
  5. grasping the after wind

    grasping the after wind That's grasping after the wind

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    About time. Now how about they get out of the marriage business altogether. If two or more people decide that they are married that should be the end of it as far as the government is concerned . It has no business sticking its nose into people's private lives and proposing that a couple needs a government certificate to claim to be married .
     
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  6. grasping the after wind

    grasping the after wind That's grasping after the wind

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    First I ever heard of Octoroon. What exactly was that supposed to be? Someone that has eight roons?
     
  7. durangodawood

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    They did some elaborate categorizing back then, especially in the south, to figure out exactly who their weird apartheid laws applied to and how. Octoroon was something like youre considered 1/8 of African descent.
     
  8. Chesterton

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    Oh great. Now we're gonna have human sacrifice, Moors and Octoroons living together...mass hysteria.

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  9. Ricky M

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    Race is unimportant. But couples should have to spend a week in divorce court before being given a license to marry.
     
  10. Tanj

    Tanj Redefined comfortable middle class

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    I wish I was an Octaroon. I'd get that tattooed on my forehead.

    Anyway I'd like to welcome Virginia to the 20th century. Only 100 more years to go.
     
  11. durangodawood

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    Virginia clung to its anti "interracial" marriage laws until 2/3 the way through the 20th c. when the Supreme Court struck them down.

    The plaintiffs - well, just the groom - got sentenced to a year in prison for marrying.
     
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