Lambda Legal is suing in federal court to challenge Nevada's constitutional ban on marriage for same-sex couples. We represent eight couples who are currently relegated to second-class status by their state constitution.
Today Lambda Legal filed its opening brief with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in a case on behalf of eight same-sex couples challenging the amendment to Nevada’s constitution and other state laws banning marriage for same-sex couples.
The U.S. Supreme Court today denied a request by Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer to review a U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that maintains family health coverage for lesbian and gay State employees.
"This is not the end of this fight,” says Staff Attorney Tara Borelli. “This entire decision rests on the ridiculous premise that a 'meaningful percentage of heterosexual persons' will decide not to get married if same-sex couples can.”