1. PROP 8

    Gay Couples Sue in Nevada

    Edward Grandis, and his partner Juan D. Rondon, hold hands while listening as the District of Columbia City Council votes to approve gay marriage in their final vote on a bill legalizing the unions in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2009. Same-sex couples could be marrying in the nation's capital as early as March. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

    Jacquelyn Martin / AP Photo

    Eight gay couples filed suit on Tuesday to overturn Nevada’s same-sex marriage ban, arguing that the ban is a “violation of their rights under the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.” The plaintiffs include couples who have been denied a chance to exchange vows and others who married in other states but have faced discrimination since moving to Nevada. It’s not clear when the federal court will act on the suit, which was filed against Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval and three marriage officials in the state. The suit follows comes after February’s federal ruling declaring California’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, which could lead to a showdown in the Supreme Court.

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