Tag Archives: Mississippi Senate Bill 2681

CARTER: Religious restoration law as ticket to legalizing gay marriage in Miss.

April 16, 2014

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I learned early in my newspaper career that readers simply love irony. So if you haven’t had your recommended dosage today, take a few spoonfuls of this: In what was billed as a moment of enlightenment, Mississippi legislators this spring redid Senate Bill 2681 with the goal of making it less menacing.  But it turns […]

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Baptist, Methodist ministers join to decry gay discrimination legislation

March 4, 2014

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Five Mississippi Baptist and Methodist pastors have sent a letter to state legislators urging them to keep discriminatory language out of a so-called “Religious Freedom” bill that passed the House in late January and is now before House Judiciary Committee B. An amended version of the bill, SB2681, cleared the House Judiciary Committee B Tuesday […]

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Human Rights Campaign joins in call to reject Miss. bill it calls ‘anti-gay’

February 26, 2014

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WASHINGTON — The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, is calling on Mississippi lawmakers to reject anti-gay legislation that would allow businesses to deny services to LGBT people. SB 2681, which passed the Mississippi Senate in January, would allow businesses to deny services to anyone […]

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