You’ve seen same-sex marriage blogged aplenty.
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has extended the stay put in place by Judge Carlton Reeves after he struck down Mississippi’s ban on same-sex marriage, finding same as unconstitutional.
The case has been fast tracked and will be heard in January, but not before 2 other cases regarding the same subject matter are set to be heard. One case originated out of Texas and the other, Louisiana. These states along with Mississippi make up the 5th Federal Circuit.
Regardless of the 5th Circuit decision, I expect this one to be appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court.
So, what does this mean for the average Mississippian? The law is the same as before the Federal Court ruling, for now.
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Matthew Thompson is a Family Law Attorney in Mississippi and is keeping pace with the changes in the law.