Judge Strikes Down Religious Freedom Law Protecting Right to Decline Part in Same-Sex Ceremonies

JACKSON, Miss. (Reuters) A federal judge has blocked a Mississippi law intended to allow people who object on religious grounds to decline services for homosexual ceremonies.

U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves, in a ruling late on Thursday, said that the wide-ranging law adopted this spring unconstitutionally allowed “arbitrary discrimination” against the homosexuals, unmarried people and others who do not share such views.   Continue reading