Rhea. Age: 28.
By Chauncey Alcorn For Dailymail. The owners of a Mississippi wedding venue that reneged on renting to an engaged couple after finding out the groom and bride-to be were from two different races says hosting an interracial marriage would violate their Christian beliefs. Welch on Saturday posted video of her conversation with one of the alleged owners of Boone's Camp Event Hall in Booneville, Mississippi after Welch said the business changed its mind about hosting a wedding for her brother - who, like Welch, is black.
Zoey. Age: 31.
A Mississippi venue canceled an interracial wedding because of ‘Christian belief’
Welch said she wanted to hear firsthand why her brother — who is black and is engaged to a white woman — had been rebuffed by the venue. Welch said she was horrified when a company employee explained. In a video filmed by Welch and posted on Facebook, a woman identified as someone who worked at the event hall said the venue did not allow LGBTQ or interracial couples to host weddings there. We choose not to.
Carmen. Age: 24.
Christian Opposition to Interracial Marriage Is Still a Problem
So, what in the Bible tells you that? The owners of an event hall in northeastern Mississippi apologized on Tuesday for refusing to host a wedding for an interracial couple — an exchange captured in a widely viewed video — saying that they incorrectly believed that interracial marriage went against their Christian beliefs. But then the couple received a message, according to Ms.
By Dailymail. Mississippi State University student LaKambria Welch on Saturday posted video of her conversation with one of the owners of Boone's Camp Event Hall in Booneville, Mississippi, after Welch said the business had changed its mind about hosting a wedding for her brother - who, like Welch, is black. The now viral video that Welch recorded and uploaded to Facebook on Saturday shows an unidentified older white woman explaining that Boone's owner reserves the right to refuse service to gay and interracial couples. Owners of Boone's Camp Event Hall in Booneville, Mississippi apologized after reneging on renting to a couple when they found out the groom and bride-to be were an interracial couple.