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Appeal vowed in Nevada same-sex marriage ruling

LAS VEGAS — A federal court challenge to Nevada’s ban on same sex marriage has been turned back in U.S. District Court, but proponents vowed Friday to fight on with an argument that a pair of state laws regarding same-sex unions unconstitutionally make gay couples “second-class citizens.” Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund attorney Tara Borelli noted that a Thursday ruling by U.S. District Chief Judge Robert Jones came a day before the U.S. Supreme Court considered whether to take up the gay marriage question, and just weeks after voters approved same-sex marriage in three states and defeated a ban …

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