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Mississippi Supreme Court rules that Lesbian spouses are both legal parents to their marital children

By Lambda Legal Today, the Mississippi Supreme Court ruled that married same-sex couples should have the same parenting rights as different sex couples in a Lambda Legal case on behalf of Chris Strickland, a non-biological lesbian mother who was denied legal parentage for children she and her now ex-wife planned for and raised together. The […]

‘These are human beings’: Jackson City Council passes resolution against HB 1523

— from Jackson Free Press by Tim Summers Jr. Late tonight, the Jackson City Council unanimously passed a resolution proclaiming their opposition to the controversial Mississippi House Bill 1523 just less than 10 hours after Gov. Phil Bryant signed it into law today. The resolution mirrors Biloxi’s resolution but with added amendments. “We know we […]