Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Ballot Question 2: Removing Nevada's Definition of Marriage

From Las Vegas Review-Journal:

Although a 2015 U.S. Supreme Court requires each state to treat all marriages equally under law, the Nevada Constitution still contains language added in 2002 that only recognizes marriages between a male and a female.

Nevada will be first state to vote whether to remove such definition.

Question 2 would also grant religious organizations the right to refuse to perform same-sex marriages on moral or religious grounds, without retribution. There are different voice coming from different sides.

Read more here.

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