Gay Couples Sue Nevada to Overturn Gay-Marriage Ban

Eight couples filed suit to overturn Nevada’s ban on same-sex marriage. Attorneys in the suit highlighted what they suggested was a contradiction in which the state’s Constitution limits marriage to couples composed of a male and a female, while at the same time the Legislature in 2009 created Nevada’s Domestic Partnership law.
April 11, 2012

Eight couples filed suit to overturn Nevada’s ban on same-sex marriage. Attorneys in the suit highlighted what they suggested was a contradiction in which the state’s Constitution limits marriage to couples composed of a male and a female, while at the same time the Legislature in 2009 created Nevada’s Domestic Partnership law.

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