Tick Segerblom recently sponsored legislation that would not just do away with the state's ban on gay marriage, it would also legalize same-sex unions in the state. Voters passed the gay marriage ban in 2000 and 2002, but public opinion on the subject has changed a lot since then.
The Violence Against Women Act is stalled in Congress and stirring some heated debate. That's due to three provisions that aim to protect illegal immigrants, homosexuals, and Native Americans. So why is the bill held up? And what effect would it have on those groups here in Nevada?