Pat "P.J." Newton stands in front of the building she is leasing in Shannon, Mississippi September 30, 2012. The Southern Poverty Law Center, a civil rights group based in Montgomery, Alabama has ... more 
Pat "P.J." Newton stands in front of the building she is leasing in Shannon, Mississippi September 30, 2012. The Southern Poverty Law Center, a civil rights group based in Montgomery, Alabama has filed a lawsuit which will ask a federal judge to overturn the town's denial of a permit request by Newton to open a bar which would cater to gays and lesbians. REUTERS/Lauren Wood (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY) less 
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