Before voting on a resolution that would repeal Nevada’s heterosexual definition of marriage, state Sen. Kelvin Atkinson came out to his fellow lawmakers, telling them, “I’m gay.” The resolution, Senate Joint Resolution 13, passed 12-9 and now moves on to the state Assembly for a vote. Atkinson, a Democrat, represents North Las Vegas.
After a bad week for sex ed last week, there’s some good news as Nevada’s assembly passes a law to expand and improve sexuality education in the state.
The anti-choice legal group leaves out a few simple facts when they tout their “win” in Nevada.
Taking a lesson from the 2012 election results, the state’s Tea Party activists are lookign to be less rigid in the upcoming cycle.
A judge has ruled that the pregnant Nevada woman should continue her pregnancy as her legal guardians requested.
Who gets to make a final decision when a patient can’t consent, her guardians, or the court?
Both sides focus on key campaigns as get out the vote efforts increase.
For domestic violence (DV) survivors who rely on the state courts for a wide range of services, budget cuts can add an extra layer of difficulty to their pursuit of a life free from abuse.
Vacating convictions laws are a step in the right direction for survivors of trafficking. Ultimately, however, creating fair working conditions and ending abuses in low-wage industries will ultimately do far more to end trafficking in persons and protect the human rights of workers in vulnerable situations.
Rachel Maddow calls out Mitt Romney for vague stance on abortion in cases of rape and incest, as the Republican Party’s attitude towards victims changed dramatically just over the last few years.