Nevada Gay Marriage Ban Court Date Set for September 8

Nevada Gay Marriage Ban Court Date Set for September 8

From KTVN 2 News:

“The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco has scheduled 20 minutes of oral arguments in the case of Beverly Sevcik v. Brian Sandoval. The court will also hear arguments that morning over similar cases in Idaho and Hawaii.”

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Adventures of the First Gay GOP Presidential Candidate

Adventures of the First Gay GOP Presidential Candidate

From the U.S. News & World Report:

Fred Karger, a longtime political consultant who advised the campaigns of former Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush, was the country’s first openly gay presidential candidate from a major political party – and he was a Republican, which made his journey as a political anomaly a worthy watch…

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Trans Republican Wins Primary for Nevada Assembly Seat

Trans Republican Wins Primary for Nevada Assembly Seat

From the Washington Blade:

An openly transgender woman claimed the Republican nomination on Tuesday night in her bid to represent Nevada in the state legislature.

Lauren Scott, who’s transgender and a veteran of the Persian Gulf War, won the Republican primary election for Nevada Assembly District 30 in a contest against Adam Khan. She took 58 percent of the vote compared to 42 percent won by her opponent.

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Nevada Attorney General Candidates on Marriage Equality

Nevada Attorney General Candidates on Marriage Equality

Take a moment to compare the positions of the candidates for Nevada Attorney General on marriage equality. Adam Laxalt agrees to defend the Nevada Constitution and that the issue should not something attorney generals debate. Ross Miller says he will decide what’s constitutional and when he will enforce the Nevada Constitution.

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