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Nevada GOP Mulls Keeping Marriage Definition, Abortion in Platform

Friday Apr 11, 2014
Nevada Republicans meeting in Las Vegas this weekend are deciding whether a definition of marriage and statements opposing abortion should stay in the state platform.

Arguments Delayed on Nevada Gay Marriage

Tuesday Mar 11, 2014
A federal appeals court has postponed oral arguments on the challenge to Nevada’s gay marriage ban just hours after it had set the hearing for April 9.

Couples, Groups Launch Nevada Gay Marriage Push

By Ken Ritter and Scott Sonner | Thursday Feb 13, 2014
Several gay couples helped a coalition of advocacy groups in Nevada put a face on what they called marriage equality, launching a push to get the Legislature in 2015 and voters in 2016 to change the state constitution to allow same-sex marriages.

Nevada Gay Marriage Decision Creates Uncertainty

By Sandra Chereb | Thursday Feb 13, 2014
Nevada’s decision not to defend the state’s ban on gay marriage leaves a conservative group that pushed for the constitutional amendment to carry on the legal fight alone before a federal appeals court.

Nevada Officials Won’t Defend Gay Marriage Ban

By Sandra Chereb | Tuesday Feb 11, 2014
In an about-face, Nevada has decided against defending its constitutional ban on same-sex marriages, the latest step in a series of battles being waged across the nation on the volatile issue.

Nevada AG Ends Fight To Uphold Gay Marriage Ban

Monday Feb 10, 2014
Nevada is withdrawing its efforts to uphold the state’s gay marriage ban.

Utah A.G. Backs Nevada’s Gay Marriage Ban

Monday Feb 3, 2014
Republican Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes and top law officers from other states are fighting a lawsuit challenging Nevada’s gay marriage ban, arguing no fundamental right to same-sex marriage exists.

Nev. City Ends Opposition in Gay Marriage Suit

Tuesday Jan 28, 2014
Carson City is withdrawing its opposition to a lawsuit challenging Nevada’s gay marriage ban.

Gay Marriage Cases in 5 States Offer Broad View

Thursday Jan 16, 2014
As battles over gay-marriage rights move through the courts across the country, here are cases to watch in five states.

Nevada GOP Senator Backs ENDA

By Donna Cassata | Monday Nov 4, 2013
Proponents of a gay rights bill gained crucial support in the Senate on Monday as a Nevada Republican announced he backed the measure because "discrimination must not be tolerated under any circumstance."