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Religious Accommodations Law; decisions being made all week

JACKSON, Miss.- U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves was set to review four challenges to the Religious Accommodations Law or HB1523 this week. 

He declined to block the law after reviewing one of the challenges in a Mississippi gay marriage suit that was filed.

However, he could still block the law after considering the other three cases.

The case reviewed Tuesday was filed by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) on behalf of two gay men who plan to be married within the next few years. Reeves said they could not prove they would fave immediate harm if HB1523 becomes law on July 1.

The law would allow for clerks to use religious objections to keep themselves from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

Reeves still has three other cases to consider this week before a block decision will be made.

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