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NEVADA: Lambda Legal Sues For Marriage

Working on behalf of eight couples, Lambda Legal has filed a federal lawsuit demanding marriage equality in the state of Nevada. Chris Geidner reports at Metro Weekly:
The lawsuit, Sevcik v. Sandoval, marks the first time that Lambda Legal has sought equal marriage rights for gay and lesbian couples in federal court, although a staff attorney with the group, Tara Borelli, notes that another case filed by Lambda Legal in state court in New Jersey includes federal claims as well. [snip] Lambda Legal's federal lawsuit against Gov. Brian Sandoval (R) was filed electronically in Nevada overnight today, and it stands as a sign of the significant ground movement on marriage equality in the country in recent years.
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