Category Archives: Nevada News

Las Vegas Wedding Chapel Owner Says She Won’t Marry Gay Couples


On Top Magazine | October 23, 2014 An owner of a wedding chapel in Las Vegas says she won’t marry gay and lesbian couples. Dolly Deleon, owner of the Vegas Wed Chapel, told Nevada Public Radio that her wedding chapel … Continue reading

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Nevada Issues 255 Gay Marriage Licenses in One Week


Associated Press | South Florida Gay News | October 22, 2104 LAS VEGAS (AP) – About 255 same-sex couples sought marriage licenses in Nevada in the first week after the marriages were ruled legal. They accounted for nearly 11 percent … Continue reading

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Frustration then elation: Gay couples begin to tie the knot in Las Vegas


Ana Ley | Las Vegas Sun | October 19, 2014 Surrounded by a crush of news cameras, Antioco Carrillo and Theo Small grinned and posed with the single-page document they’d fought two years to obtain. Their Las Vegas-issued marriage license … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Will Consider Hearing 5 Cases Challenging State Gay Marriage Bans


Carlos Santoscoy | On Top Magazine | September 11, 2014 At a September 29 closed-door conference, the U.S. Supreme Court will consider whether to hear cases from five states challenging bans on gay marriage. The justices formally added the cases … Continue reading

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Gay rights advocates in Las Vegas ‘optimistic’ after arguments in gay marriage case


Proponents of same-sex marriage are shown at the Gay & Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada, Monday, Sept. 8, 2014. They watched a live stream of oral arguments over same-sex weddings before the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Ana Ley | … Continue reading

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Fracking Has Contaminated Pennsylvania’s Drinking Water 243 Times


Katie Valentine | ThinkProgress | Reader Supported News | August 30, 2014 or the first time, Pennsylvania has made public 243 cases of contamination of private drinking wells from oil and gas drilling operations. As the AP reports, Pennsylvania’s Department of … Continue reading

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Vegas Offering All But Marriage to LGBT Tourists


Michelle Rindels | Edge Boston | August 21, 2014 While gay couples still can’t get married in the marriage capital of the world, Las Vegas wants to let them know they – and their money – are more than welcome … Continue reading

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‘Love God Love People’: Las Vegas church leader reaches out to LGBT violence victims


Tovin Lapan (contact ) | Las Vegas Sun | August 8, 2014 Sam Morris The Rev. Kathryn Obenour, of Mary Magdalene Friends United Church of Christ, seen Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, is raising funds to open a shelter for victims of … Continue reading

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Nevada: Extending marriage to same-sex couples could add an additional $23 to $53 million to state economy


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 17, 2014 Contact: Laura Rodriguez, lrodriguez@rabengroup.com, (310) 956-2425 Donald Gatlin, dgatlin@rabengroup.com, (202) 587-2871 Nevada: Extending marriage to same-sex couples could add an additional $23 to $53 million to state economy LOS ANGELES- Extending marriage to same-sex … Continue reading

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LCR National & LCR Nevada Statement on Nevada GOP Platform


LCR National & LCR Nevada Statement on Nevada GOP Platform  Washington, D.C. & Las Vegas, NV — In a historic shift, today the Nevada Republican Party voted to remove opposition to civil marriage equality at its state convention.”The state party … Continue reading

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