Conservative Nevada judge recuses himself from enforcing ciruit court's decision ending SSM ban

In the Nov. 26, 2012 decision upholding the ban in Sevcik v. Sandoval, Jones wrote at length about the “legitimate” reasons the state had for the ban. If same-sex couples were allowed to marry, he wrote, “it is conceivable that a meaningful percentage of heterosexual persons would cease to value the civil institution as highly as they previously had and hence enter into it less frequently … because they no longer wish to be associated with the civil institution as redefined.”