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U.S. judge blocks Mississippi law allowing denial of services to LGBT people

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(Worthy News) - A day before it was due to come into effect, a federal judge has blocked a Mississippi law permitting those with religious objections to deny wedding services to same-sex couples and impose dress and bathroom restrictions on transgender people.

Mississippi is among a handful of southern U.S. states on the front lines of legal battles over equality, privacy and religious freedom after the U.S. Supreme Court last year legalized same-sex marriage.

U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves found on Thursday the wide-ranging law adopted this spring unconstitutionally discriminated against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and others who do not share the view that marriage is between a man and a woman.

Reeves issued an injunction blocking the law that was to take effect on Friday. [ Source ]

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1 thought on “U.S. judge blocks Mississippi law allowing denial of services to LGBT people

  1. Well, you could accept the job........and then not quite put your whole heart into. Oops did we forgot to put strawberries in the strawberry-up-side-down cake. What, what do you mean the AC wasn't working?

    There's always ways to teach idiots lessons.

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