Nevada won't defend its ban against same-sex marriage , saying its legal position has been "undermined" in a series of rulings that began last June with a historic U.S. Supreme Court ruling ... more 
Nevada won't defend its ban against same-sex marriage , saying its legal position has been "undermined" in a series of rulings that began last June with a historic U.S. Supreme Court ruling recognizing gay marriages. The state's decision comes in a case filed by eight same-sex couples represented by the gay rights group Lambda Legal. The case challenged Nevada's constitutional amendment banning marriage for gay and lesbian couples. Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto said "After thoughtful review and analysis, the state has determined that its arguments grounded upon equal protection and due process are no longer sustainable." less 
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