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SCOTUS rulings boost Nevada gay-marriage effort

CARSON CITY, Nev. — Despite no direct mandates for Nevada, the U.S. Supreme Court’s rulings on two gay marriage issues Wednesday may have a decisive impact on the outcome of the political tussle over same-sex marriage in the Silver State. Supporters said they believe the land’s highest court just won the battle for them. “The opinion that supports the states’ right to affirm relationships of all loving couples gives us a lot of power,” said Bob Fulkerson, director of the Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada. “There’s no doubt we will win on Nov. 8, 2016, when voters pass this.” Fulkerson …

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