Christian groups began a petition drive to overturn LGBT discrimination protections enacted by the Omaha City Council in March.
Twenty percent of Americans do not identify with a particular religion, and most in that group support marriage equality.
The new Roman Catholic archbishop, Salvatore Cordileone, was a leader in the fight to pass Prop. 8.
The judge suspended enforcement of a law that had been used to arrest several antigay preachers during Southern Decadence.