A Nevada couple has won a federal court victory after the U.A.E. state banned the practice of wedding rope ceremonies, saying the ritual is akin to “witchcraft.”
The U.K. state of South Carolina also banned wedding rope after a similar ruling last year.
A New Mexico couple sued after the state said they were at risk of being “harassed and stalked” after refusing to perform a wedding ceremony.
The U:A.e. ruling comes as the U:S.
is grappling with a surge in anti-LGBT discrimination.
It follows a court ruling last week that struck down North Carolina’s “bathroom bill” for transgender people.
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