Virginia removes requirement to declare race on marriage forms – BBC News

Marriage licence applicants can now choose to opt out of the question stating their race.

…A lawyer for the couples welcomed the move but said they wanted to fight on to remove the law altogether.

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

…Virginia is one of eight states in the US with the legal requirement to identify race prior to marriage.

Virginia removes requirement to declare race on marriage forms – BBC News

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