JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is intervening in a case involving a woman who wants the state to recognize her same-sex marriage in order to grant a divorce. The Republican governor, represented […]
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A woman is asking a Mississippi court to throw out a divorce petition filed by the wife she married in California, arguing that Mississippi can’t grant a divorce because it doesn’t recognize same-sex marriage.
Lauren Beth Czekala-Chatham and Dana Ann Melancon traveled to California to get married in 2008, but they lived together in Southaven, Miss. Czekala-Chatham still lives in Mississippi. Melancon lives in Arkansas.
Czekala-Chatham filed for divorce in north Mississippi’s DeSoto County Chancery Court… […]
By Derrick Johnson President, Mississippi State Conference NAACP The NAACP’s recent decision concerning marriage equality is a continuation of our mission and constitution, which states our objective is to ensure the “political, educational, social and […]
By Othor Cain Managing Editor President Barack Obama became the first sitting president to openly support same-sex marriage Wednesday, May 8. In an interview with Robin Roberts of ABC News, Obama cleared up any ambiguity […]
WASHINGTON – (AP) President Barack Obama reversed his position on gay marriage on Wednesday, becoming the first president to endorse the politically explosive idea and injecting a polarizing issue into the 2012 race for the […]