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MISSISSIPPI: Jackson City Council Unanimously Passes Resolution Denouncing State’s Anti-LGBT Hate Law

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger: A long Jackson City Council meeting Tuesday night ended on a high note — one that rang out, “We do not discriminate.” Councilmen unanimously passed a resolution in response to the Religious Liberty Accommodations Act, a bill Gov. Phil Bryant signed Tuesday which the city says “could be construed as anti-gay and lesbian and transgender.” “Regardless …

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MISSISSIPPI: State Capital Of Jackson Passes Pro-LGBT Rights Resolution

Via the Jackson Free Press: Mississippi’s largest city and state capital finally passed a resolution affirming equality for all citizens, including the LGBT community. After more than two hours at today’s Jackson City Council meeting, before a packed audience, members voted 3-1 for a “resolution supporting equality for all citizens of Jackson, Mississippi.” Ward 3 Councilwoman LaRita Cooper-Stokes was the …

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