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Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Boyd Alumnus James Davis '05 Appears on What's Your Point? Program

Boyd alumnus James Davis '05 appeared on KSNV News 3's What's Your Point? program on July 7.

"(Nevada does) have a domestic partnership law, but that domestic partnership ends at the border. We live within 50 miles of three states - California might recognize it, but Utah and Arizona definitely aren't going to recognize it. The federal benefits - now the federal government since Windsor is offering all the federal benefits of marriage to everybody regardless of where they live as long as they've been married in a state that has marriage equality. You lose those as soon as you enter Nevada. Our military members - there's an argument that they say their marriage is valid on the base at Nellis, but as soon as leave base and go home, they're not married anymore," he said during the interview.