Topics :: Nevada

Court Hears Arguments Over Gay Marriage's Impact

By Paul Elias | Tuesday Sep 9, 2014
A debate over whether children would be harmed or helped by legalizing gay marriage was the main focus when a federal appeals court in San Francisco waded again into the issue of the constitutionality of gay marriage.

At a Glance: Idaho, Nevada, Hawaii Gay Marriage

Monday Sep 8, 2014
Judges have been striking down gay marriage bans at a rapid rate since a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling last year invalidated the core of a federal law that defined marriage as only between a man and a woman for determining federal benefits.

Nevada Gay Marriage Ban Court Date Set for Sept. 8

Tuesday Jul 1, 2014
A federal appeals court says it will consider Nevada’s gay marriage ban on Sept. 8.

Nevada GOP Picks First Trans Republican Candidate in U.S. History

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Jun 13, 2014
The Nevada State Republican party has made history by tapping military veteran and transgender woman Lauren Scott to run against a Democract in Nevada Assembly District 30.

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.