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Lawsuit Claims Funeral Home Refused Services For Gay Man06:51

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In Mississippi, an elderly gay man is suing a funeral home for refusing to provide services for his husband based allegedly on their sexual orientation. The Picayune Funeral Home denies discriminating against the couple.

Now Lambda Legal, a nonprofit that advocates for LGBT rights, has joined the lawsuit. Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Beth Littrell, one of the attorneys on the case.

This segment aired on May 12, 2017.

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