Friday, November 28, 2014JACKSON, Miss. -- Mississippi's attorney general has taken first steps to appeal a federal judge's ruling that overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage. A formal notice of appeal was filed late Wednesday in federal court…
Monday, November 10, 2014JACKSON, Miss. -- Mississippi's Republican governor and Democratic attorney general are asking a federal judge to uphold the state's ban on same-sex marriage. The state made the request in court papers Monday, responding to a lawsuit…
Thursday, September 25, 2014JACKSON, Miss. -- The American Civil Liberties Union wants to file a brief in support of a woman who wants the state of Mississippi to recognize her same-sex marriage in order to grant a divorce. The…
Wednesday, September 17, 2014JACKSON, Miss. -- Gov. Phil Bryant is intervening in a case involving a Mississippi woman who wants the state to recognize her same-sex marriage in order to grant a divorce. Bryant, represented by Christian legal group…
Thursday, April 3, 2014JACKSON, Miss. -- Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has signed a bill that says state and local governments cannot put a substantial burden on religious practices.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014JACKSON, Miss. — Several Mississippi lawmakers say they're confused about whether a freedom-of-religion bill is similar to a widely criticized Arizona measure that would allow people to assert religious beliefs in refusing business services to same-sex
Saturday, May 12, 2012RALEIGH, N.C. -- North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue (D) said Friday that she was embarrassed by voters' passage of an anti-gay marriage amendment to the state's constitution earlier this week, primarily because it made the state…
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