Two Mississippi Supreme Court justices said Thursday that the court should find the state’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional and not wait for a ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court.
Mississippi, which does not allow same-sex marriages, should find a way to grant a divorce to a DeSoto County woman who married another woman in California in 2008.
For weeks, Rebecca “Becky” Bickett and her longtime partner Andrea Sanders kept a bag packed with wedding clothes.
Three federal appeals court judges will hear arguments next month about Mississippi’s ban on same-sex marriage.
The Mississippi Supreme Court will hear arguments Jan. 21 from a woman who wants the state to recognize her same-sex marriage in order to grant a divorce.
A federal judge heard five hours of arguments Wednesday about whether to overturn Mississippi’s ban on same-sex marriage.
A federal judge will hear arguments next week in a lawsuit that challenges Mississippi’s ban on same-sex marriage.
The writing is on the wall for gay marriage bans in Kansas, Montana and South Carolina.
A gay-rights group and two lesbian couples filed a federal lawsuit Monday to try to overturn the ban on same-sex marriage in Mississippi.
WASHINGTON — Moments after the Senate passed a historic measure to outlaw workplace discrimination against gays, activists turned their attention toward President Barack Obama and