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Just in - stay lifted; same sex marriage now legal in MS

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) -

The legal fight over same sex marriage in Mississippi is over. A news release was just sent out by Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood. In it, he said, "The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has this afternoon lifted the stay of the preliminary injunction. Mississippi’s laws prohibiting same sex marriage are now officially declared unconstitutional and unenforceable by the Federal Court. This ruling makes clear that marriage licenses should be issued to same sex couples.”
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