New court action has created a slight delay for a Mississippi law dealing with religious objections to gay marriage. Opponents asked a federal appeals court Tuesday to keep blocking the law, which has been on hold more than a year. The court said it would not. The law was set to take effect Friday, but the decision delays the effective date until next Tuesday. The law, signed Republican Gov. Phil Bryant in 2016, could allow government workers or private business people to cite their own religious beliefs to deny services to LGBT people.
October 4 / US News and World Report