The American Civil Liberties Union of Mississippi is suing the state to overturn a law that protects the religious freedoms of workers who object to providing same-sex marriage services, based upon their strongly held beliefs. The ACLU filed the suit Monday in a U.S. District Court in Jackson.

House Bill 1523 is set to become law July 1. It was passed by the Republican-majority Legislature and signed by GOP Gov. Phil Bryant. Dr. Ryan Anderson of the Heritage Foundation previously explained the law to CBN News, pointing out that it actually protects diversity by allowing residents of the state to live according to their own diverse beliefs. READ MORE