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The Clarion-Ledger
How 'religious freedom' turned into sex, gender debatewhich both laws were introduced in the House, said the Legislature spent roughl
How 'religious freedom' turned into sex, gender debate
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 7 hours ago
which both laws were introduced in the House, said the Legislature spent roughly a year working on HB 1523, which Speaker Philip Gunn authored. In 2014, there was no U.S. Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage, so there was no need to... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Supreme Court justice suggests legislating away 'demon chipmunk'within the state Capitol. The “demon chipmunk” is the term that has been used
Supreme Court justice suggests legislating away 'demon chipmunk'
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted yesterday
within the state Capitol. The “demon chipmunk” is the term that has been used to describe the speed at which Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton, sets a computer reading application to read bills in the Mississippi House. Section 59 of the 1890s... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Other Editors: State's road and bridge maintenance plan still in playa plan for a $375 million per year program, but it never left the driveway in t
Other Editors: State's road and bridge maintenance plan still in play
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
a plan for a $375 million per year program, but it never left the driveway in the 2016 legislative session. Speaker Philip Gunn, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and Gov. Phil Bryant didn't put their mark on the plan. Without that endorsement, the... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Leaders want to turn back the creep of bureaucracyought to do, or is there a way to do it more efficiently and cheaper?” said Nat
Leaders want to turn back the creep of bureaucracy
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 2 days ago
ought to do, or is there a way to do it more efficiently and cheaper?” said Nathan Wells, chief of staff for House Speaker Philip Gunn. “Those are some of the things (the new committee) will be looking at … The bottom line is, everything’s on the... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Megan Mullen: RNC delegate experience 'surreal'for the state’s Republican delegation, which included U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, U
Megan Mullen: RNC delegate experience 'surreal'
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 2 days ago
for the state’s Republican delegation, which included U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, U.S. Rep. Gregg Harper, House Speaker Philip Gunn and Treasurer Lynn Fitch. “Since I was eight years old, I can remember seeing the role call of the states. To be... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Justices get ear full of 'demon chipmunk' bill readings“demon chipmunk.” Multiple justices referenced “the demon chipmunk” as they he
Justices get ear full of 'demon chipmunk' bill readings
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 5 days ago
“demon chipmunk.” Multiple justices referenced “the demon chipmunk” as they heard arguments about how fast House Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton, could have bills read before members voted on them. The reading application that is used to read the... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Mississippi court hears 'demon chipmunk' caserule in a legislative dispute over bill readings done by a "demon chipmunk." A
Mississippi court hears 'demon chipmunk' case
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 6 days ago
rule in a legislative dispute over bill readings done by a "demon chipmunk." An attorney for Republican House Speaker Philip Gunn asked justices Tuesday to dismiss a case filed by a freshman Democrat. Rep. Jay Hughes of Oxford sued Gunn in... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Here is the latest Mississippi news from The Associated Press at 4might rule in a legislative dispute over bill readings done by a "demon chipmun
Here is the latest Mississippi news from The Associated Press at 4
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 6 days ago
might rule in a legislative dispute over bill readings done by a "demon chipmunk." An attorney for Republican House Speaker Philip Gunn asked justices Tuesday to dismiss a case filed by Democratic Rep. Hughes. But, Hughes' attorney wants the court... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Here is the latest Mississippi news from The Associated Press at 4:40 p.m. CDTmight rule in a legislative dispute over bill readings done by a "demon chipmun
Here is the latest Mississippi news from The Associated Press at 4:40 p.m. CDT
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 6 days ago
might rule in a legislative dispute over bill readings done by a "demon chipmunk." An attorney for Republican House Speaker Philip Gunn asked justices Tuesday to dismiss a case filed by Democratic Rep. Hughes. But, Hughes' attorney wants the court... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Mississippi court hears 'demon chipmunk' caserule in a legislative dispute over bill readings done by a "demon chipmunk." A
Mississippi court hears 'demon chipmunk' case
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 6 days ago
rule in a legislative dispute over bill readings done by a "demon chipmunk." An attorney for Republican House Speaker Philip Gunn asked justices Tuesday to dismiss a case filed by a freshman Democrat. Rep. Jay Hughes of Oxford sued Gunn in... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Mississippi court hears 'demon chipmunk' caserule in a legislative dispute over bill readings done by a "demon chipmunk." A
Mississippi court hears 'demon chipmunk' case
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 6 days ago
rule in a legislative dispute over bill readings done by a "demon chipmunk." An attorney for Republican House Speaker Philip Gunn asked justices Tuesday to dismiss a case filed by a freshman Democrat. Rep. Jay Hughes of Oxford sued Gunn in... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
SCOMISS hears arguments in 'demon chipmunk' speed reading casedescribed as sounding like a "demon chipmunk." Freshman state Rep. Jay Hughes,
SCOMISS hears arguments in 'demon chipmunk' speed reading case
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 6 days ago
described as sounding like a "demon chipmunk." Freshman state Rep. Jay Hughes, D-Oxford, sued Republican House Speaker Philip Gunn over the reading of House bills by a computer cranked up to illegible speed during the 2016 legislative... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
Mississippi high court hears legislative speed-reading fightideas were being ignored by the Republican supermajority. First-year Democrati
Mississippi high court hears legislative speed-reading fight
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 6 days ago
ideas were being ignored by the Republican supermajority. First-year Democratic Rep. Jay Hughes of Oxford sued Speaker Philip Gunn of Clinton over the warp-speed setting. Hughes said it violated Section 59 of the state’s 1890 constitution,... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Mississippi high court hears legislative speed-reading fightsaid the voice sounded like a demon chipmunk. First-year Democratic Rep. Jay H
Mississippi high court hears legislative speed-reading fight
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 7 days ago
said the voice sounded like a demon chipmunk. First-year Democratic Rep. Jay Hughes of Oxford contends that Speaker Philip Gunn of Clinton violated the state constitution, which allows any lawmaker to have a bill read aloud. Gunn says... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Mississippi high court hears legislative speed-reading fightsaid the voice sounded like a demon chipmunk. First-year Democratic Rep. Jay H
Mississippi high court hears legislative speed-reading fight
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 7 days ago
said the voice sounded like a demon chipmunk. First-year Democratic Rep. Jay Hughes of Oxford contends that Speaker Philip Gunn of Clinton violated the state constitution, which allows any lawmaker to have a bill read aloud. Gunn says... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Mississippi lawmakers to examine taxes and spendingleaders are appointing groups to study tax policies and examine state spending.
Mississippi lawmakers to examine taxes and spending
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
leaders are appointing groups to study tax policies and examine state spending. Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn announced Thursday that they are co-chairmen of the tax study group, which includes 18 other lawmakers. The goal... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
State’s leadership forms working groups to look at tax structure, spendingour goal is to examine how our tax dollars are spent and if those expenditures
State’s leadership forms working groups to look at tax structure, spending
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 10 days ago
our goal is to examine how our tax dollars are spent and if those expenditures line up with our priorities,” House Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton, said in a news release. “On the tax side, we want to examine the entire tax structure and develop a... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
GOP leaders plan 'comprehensive reform' of taxes, spending14 new legislative study panels. "Reform is on the way," said Gov. Phil Bryant
GOP leaders plan 'comprehensive reform' of taxes, spending
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 11 days ago
14 new legislative study panels. "Reform is on the way," said Gov. Phil Bryant, at a press conference with House Speaker Philip Gunn and Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves. "... This is a courageous effort. Any effort at reform in government takes courage from... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
Mississippi lawmakers to examine taxes and spendingLt. Gov. Tate Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn announced Thursday that they
Mississippi lawmakers to examine taxes and spending
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 11 days ago
Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn announced Thursday that they are co-chairmen of the tax study group. The goal is to make recommendations for the House and Senate to consider during the 2017 session. Reeves and Gunn are... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Mississippi lawmakers to examine taxes and spendingleaders are appointing groups to study tax policies and examine state spending.
Mississippi lawmakers to examine taxes and spending
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 11 days ago
leaders are appointing groups to study tax policies and examine state spending. Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn announced Thursday that they are co-chairmen of the tax study group. The goal is to make recommendations for the... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Mississippi lawmakers to examine taxes and spendingleaders are appointing groups to study tax policies and examine state spending.
Mississippi lawmakers to examine taxes and spending
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 11 days ago
leaders are appointing groups to study tax policies and examine state spending. Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn announced Thursday that they are co-chairmen of the tax study group. RELATED: Analysis: Budget woes reach beyond... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Mississippi lawmakers to examine taxes and spendingleaders are appointing groups to study tax policies and examine state spending.
Mississippi lawmakers to examine taxes and spending
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 11 days ago
leaders are appointing groups to study tax policies and examine state spending. Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn announced Thursday that they are co-chairmen of the tax study group. The goal is to make recommendations for the... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
State leaders cut wealthy's taxes, citizens' servicesstay poor so another man can get rich” — has certainly been turned on its head
State leaders cut wealthy's taxes, citizens' services
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 11 days ago
stay poor so another man can get rich” — has certainly been turned on its head during the regime of Bryant, Tate Reeves and Philip Gunn who are stuck in the unworkable “trickle-down” economic doctrine of Ronald Reagan. Good old George H.W. Bush... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Gunn yet to donate to diabetes foundation, records showTwo weeks after Speaker of the House Philip Gunn pledged to donate to the Diabe
Gunn yet to donate to diabetes foundation, records show
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 13 days ago
Two weeks after Speaker of the House Philip Gunn pledged to donate to the Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi, the organization is still waiting on his check. At the end of June, a firestorm of criticism erupted after Rep. Jefrey Guice, R-Ocean... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Tax collections decline an anomaly for statea loss for anyone solely focused on growing the size of our government,” Reeves
Tax collections decline an anomaly for state
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 15 days ago
a loss for anyone solely focused on growing the size of our government,” Reeves countered. Both the governor and Speaker Philip Gunn, who also have been advocates for the tax cuts, did not respond to questions about the issue. Information... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
How, where will the Legislature spend $750M from BP?districts receive 20 percent of the state BP money with the other 20 percent go
How, where will the Legislature spend $750M from BP?
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 16 days ago
districts receive 20 percent of the state BP money with the other 20 percent going to the Coast. House Speaker Philip Gunn has not taken a definitive stance on the issue at this point. “We are talking to our members and want to take... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Williamson: Finding 'Pride' in Mississippibelief.” Supporters of the bill, including Gov. Phil Bryant, Lt. Gov. Tate Reev
Williamson: Finding 'Pride' in Mississippi
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 17 days ago
belief.” Supporters of the bill, including Gov. Phil Bryant, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and the bill’s author, House Speaker Philip Gunn, have barely attempted to mask their bigotry; they have made no secret of the fact that their “sincerely held... Read more
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The Advocate
What It's Like to Emcee Mississippi Pridereligious belief.” Supporters of the bill, including Gov. Phil Bryant, Lt. Gov.
What It's Like to Emcee Mississippi Pride
The Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
religious belief.” Supporters of the bill, including Gov. Phil Bryant, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, and the bill’s author, Philip Gunn, have barely attempted to mask their bigotry; they have made no secret of the fact that their “sincere religious... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
State collects less in tax revenue than previous yearJackson Bureau JACKSON – Throughout last week’s legislative special session, b
State collects less in tax revenue than previous year
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 22 days ago
Jackson Bureau JACKSON – Throughout last week’s legislative special session, both Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn repeatedly stated the budget situation is not that dire and that the state will collect more in revenue than it... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Diabetes Foundation calling for supportHands Program." This program helps right here in our state including newly dia
Diabetes Foundation calling for support
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 23 days ago
Hands Program." This program helps right here in our state including newly diagnosed patients as well as those who are under-insured. Speaker of the House Philip Gunn has donated $100 and is now challenging other legislators to help in the... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Diabetes Foundation calling for supportHands Program." This program helps right here in our state including newly dia
Diabetes Foundation calling for support
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 23 days ago
Hands Program." This program helps right here in our state including newly diagnosed patients as well as those who are under-insured. Speaker of the House Philip Gunn has donated $100 and is now challenging other legislators to help in the... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Hall: Costly lessons on HB 1523, budgetan unnecessary mess designed by the Republican leadership in the Legislature. B
Hall: Costly lessons on HB 1523, budget
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 23 days ago
an unnecessary mess designed by the Republican leadership in the Legislature. Both Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn continue to stand by their decision to cut taxes at a time when tax revenues continue to lag way behind... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Small Lena's huge July 4 fest may be fizzling outSome of those have included U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, former Gov. Haley Barbour,
Small Lena's huge July 4 fest may be fizzling out
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 23 days ago
Some of those have included U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, former Gov. Haley Barbour, former U.S. Sen. Trent Lott, House Speaker Philip Gunn and former Gov. Ronnie Musgrove, to name a few. “Anybody who wanted a statewide elected office had to come to... Read more
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The Marietta Times
No judges sought recusal from doing gay weddingsdealing with religious objections to same-sex marriage says he's disappointed a
No judges sought recusal from doing gay weddings
The Marietta Times / Posted 24 days ago
dealing with religious objections to same-sex marriage says he's disappointed a federal judge blocked it. House Speaker Philip Gunn, a Republican, said Friday that he and other sponsors thought it was "a good bill that focused on protecting... Read more
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Lake Placid News
No judges sought recusal from doing gay weddingsdealing with religious objections to same-sex marriage says he's disappointed a
No judges sought recusal from doing gay weddings
Lake Placid News / Posted 24 days ago
dealing with religious objections to same-sex marriage says he's disappointed a federal judge blocked it. House Speaker Philip Gunn, a Republican, said Friday that he and other sponsors thought it was "a good bill that focused on protecting... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
No judges sought recusal from doing gay weddingsdealing with religious objections to same-sex marriage says he's disappointed a
No judges sought recusal from doing gay weddings
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 24 days ago
dealing with religious objections to same-sex marriage says he's disappointed a federal judge blocked it. House Speaker Philip Gunn, a Republican, said Friday that he and other sponsors thought it was "a good bill that focused on protecting... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
No judges sought recusal from doing gay weddingsdealing with religious objections to same-sex marriage says he's disappointed a
No judges sought recusal from doing gay weddings
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 24 days ago
dealing with religious objections to same-sex marriage says he's disappointed a federal judge blocked it. House Speaker Philip Gunn, a Republican, said Friday that he and other sponsors thought it was "a good bill that focused on protecting... Read more
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The Times Leader
No judges sought recusal from doing gay weddingsdealing with religious objections to same-sex marriage says he's disappointed a
No judges sought recusal from doing gay weddings
The Times Leader / Posted 24 days ago
dealing with religious objections to same-sex marriage says he's disappointed a federal judge blocked it. House Speaker Philip Gunn, a Republican, said Friday that he and other sponsors thought it was "a good bill that focused on protecting... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
No judges sought recusal from doing gay weddingsdealing with religious objections to same-sex marriage says he's disappointed a
No judges sought recusal from doing gay weddings
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 24 days ago
dealing with religious objections to same-sex marriage says he's disappointed a federal judge blocked it. House Speaker Philip Gunn, a Republican, said Friday that he and other sponsors thought it was "a good bill that focused on protecting... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
No judges sought recusal from doing gay weddingsdealing with religious objections to same-sex marriage says he's disappointed a
No judges sought recusal from doing gay weddings
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 24 days ago
dealing with religious objections to same-sex marriage says he's disappointed a federal judge blocked it. House Speaker Philip Gunn, a Republican, said Friday that he and other sponsors thought it was "a good bill that focused on protecting... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
HB1523 blocked by judgewill be necessary. Judge Reeves has ruled on all the law." House Speaker and p
HB1523 blocked by judge
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 24 days ago
will be necessary. Judge Reeves has ruled on all the law." House Speaker and proponent of the religious objections law, Philip Gunn, put out the following statement: "I am disappointed in Judge Reeves' ruling on House Bill 1523. We felt like... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
HB1523 blocked by judgewill be necessary. Judge Reeves has ruled on all the law." House Speaker and p
HB1523 blocked by judge
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 24 days ago
will be necessary. Judge Reeves has ruled on all the law." House Speaker and proponent of the religious objections law, Philip Gunn, put out the following statement: "I am disappointed in Judge Reeves' ruling on House Bill 1523. We felt like... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
No judges sought recusal from doing gay weddingsdealing with religious objections to same-sex marriage says he's disappointed a
No judges sought recusal from doing gay weddings
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 24 days ago
dealing with religious objections to same-sex marriage says he's disappointed a federal judge blocked it. House Speaker Philip Gunn, a Republican, said Friday that he and other sponsors thought it was "a good bill that focused on protecting... Read more
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ABC Montana
No judges sought recusal from doing gay weddingsdealing with religious objections to same-sex marriage says he's disappointed a
No judges sought recusal from doing gay weddings
ABC Montana / Posted 24 days ago
dealing with religious objections to same-sex marriage says he's disappointed a federal judge blocked it. House Speaker Philip Gunn, a Republican, said Friday that he and other sponsors thought it was "a good bill that focused on protecting... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
No judges sought recusal from doing gay weddingsdealing with religious objections to same-sex marriage says he's disappointed a
No judges sought recusal from doing gay weddings
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 24 days ago
dealing with religious objections to same-sex marriage says he's disappointed a federal judge blocked it. House Speaker Philip Gunn, a Republican, said Friday that he and other sponsors thought it was "a good bill that focused on protecting... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
No judges sought recusal from doing gay weddingsdealing with religious objections to same-sex marriage says he's disappointed a
No judges sought recusal from doing gay weddings
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 24 days ago
dealing with religious objections to same-sex marriage says he's disappointed a federal judge blocked it. House Speaker Philip Gunn, a Republican, said Friday that he and other sponsors thought it was "a good bill that focused on protecting... Read more
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KTVN Reno
No judges sought recusal from doing gay weddingsdealing with religious objections to same-sex marriage says he's disappointed a
No judges sought recusal from doing gay weddings
KTVN Reno / Posted 24 days ago
dealing with religious objections to same-sex marriage says he's disappointed a federal judge blocked it. House Speaker Philip Gunn, a Republican, said Friday that he and other sponsors thought it was "a good bill that focused on protecting... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
No judges sought recusal from doing gay weddingsdealing with religious objections to same-sex marriage says he's disappointed a
No judges sought recusal from doing gay weddings
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 24 days ago
dealing with religious objections to same-sex marriage says he's disappointed a federal judge blocked it. House Speaker Philip Gunn, a Republican, said Friday that he and other sponsors thought it was "a good bill that focused on protecting... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
No judges sought recusal from doing gay weddingsdealing with religious objections to same-sex marriage says he's disappointed a
No judges sought recusal from doing gay weddings
Hawaii News Now / Posted 24 days ago
dealing with religious objections to same-sex marriage says he's disappointed a federal judge blocked it. House Speaker Philip Gunn, a Republican, said Friday that he and other sponsors thought it was "a good bill that focused on protecting... Read more
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WALB Albany
No judges sought recusal from doing gay weddingsdealing with religious objections to same-sex marriage says he's disappointed a
No judges sought recusal from doing gay weddings
WALB Albany / Posted 24 days ago
dealing with religious objections to same-sex marriage says he's disappointed a federal judge blocked it. House Speaker Philip Gunn, a Republican, said Friday that he and other sponsors thought it was "a good bill that focused on protecting... Read more
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