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Ceara Sturgis, represented by The Southern Poverty Law Center, is threatening to sue the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum if they don't allow Sturgis and her partner Emily Key to hold a commitment ceremony at the museum. The museum, which is state-owned, refused to allow two men to have a ceremony on site earlier this year, and cite 2009 opinion of Attorney General, Jim Hood which says such ceremonies could be declined because same-sex marriage is banned in Mississippi. Sturgis, now 20, sued her school district in 2010 after she was left out of the high school yearbook for wearing a tuxedo ...

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Title Annotation:the rundown
Author:Lowrey, Sassafras
Article Type:Brief article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Oct 1, 2012
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