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A new state law that permits people to deny wedding services to same-sex couples based on religious objection will go into effect July 1.

June 21 2016 2:57 AM

In a bold rebuke to state leadership, Jackson enacts protections for its LGBT citizens.

June 15 2016 9:27 PM

The legal rock stars who helped secure the freedom to marry aren't so sure the same strategy works for "religious liberty."

June 08 2016 6:16 AM

Mississippi's governor believes critics underestimated his ability to stand up for his beliefs. 

June 01 2016 8:48 PM

Attorney General Jim Hood says Gov. Phil Bryant, not the state of Mississippi, will join in a lawsuit against the Obama administration over its recommendation that public schools respect the gender identity of transgender students.

May 27 2016 6:36 PM

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant plans to join 11 other states in a lawsuit over a guidance document on the treatment of transgender students. 

May 26 2016 6:13 PM

These states stand to lose billions of dollars in revenue each year.

May 16 2016 2:29 PM