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MISSISSIPPI: Marriage Case Is This Week

Via the Campaign for Southern Equality:
A federal challenge to Mississippi’s law banning same-sex marriage (Campaign for Southern Equality v. Bryant) was filed on October 20 in the Southern District of Mississippi on behalf of two same-sex couples, – Andrea Sanders and Rebecca Bickett, and Jocelyn Pritchett and Carla Webb – and the Campaign for Southern Equality. A hearing on the motion for preliminary injunction has been set in the case. At 9 a.m. on November 12, both sides in the case will gather in federal court in Jackson, Mississippi before U.S. District Court Judge Carlton W. Reeves. “By setting the schedule that it did, the Court clearly appreciated the need for expedition on issues of such great constitutional and practical import,” says lead counsel Roberta Kaplan.
Read more about the case.

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