Supreme Court refuses to hear cases challenging controversial Mississippi LGBT law

The US Supreme Court on Monday denied review [order list, PDF] in two cases challenging a Mississippi law that would permit businesses and government employees to deny services to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people to protect those individuals’ sincerely held religious beliefs and moral convictions. The bill, entitled “Protecting Freedom of Conscience from Government Discrimination” [text], was passed in the Mississippi legislature in 2016. It primarily aims to “protect sincerely held religious beliefs or moral convictions” related to…

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