A federal judge blocked on Thursday a Mississippi law permitting those with certain religious objections to deny wedding services to same-sex couples and impose dress and bathroom restrictions on transgender people.
US District Judge Carlton Reeves found the wide-ranging law adopted this spring unconstitutionally discriminated against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and others who do not share the view that marriage is between a man and a woman.
Reeves issued an injunction blocking the law that was to take effect on Friday.
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