Well, sort of. This is pure awesome.
If you don’t know how Mississippi’s county courts work, marriage licenses have to be filed with the Circuit Clerk for the marriage to be legally recognized. The Chancery Clerk handles property transfers, among other things. Our friends at Deep South Progressive have the full story.
This is an good symbolic move, but there could be more to it than that. I’m not an attorney, so take the rest of this with a grain of salt, but here is what I’m thinking.