Nebraska gets its name from a Native American word meaning "flat water",
after the Platte River that flows through the state. Once considered part of
the Great American Desert, it is now a leading farming state.
The entire state experiences wide seasonal variations in temperature
and precipitation. Nebraska claims to have more miles of river than any other state.
Nebraskans are called Cornhuskers.
Nebraska Gay Issues:
2005 - Nebraska's 2000 broad anti-family amendment was overturned
by the federal district court in Nebraska in May 2005 due to its breadth.
Has domestic violence laws that are gender neutral and include household members and dating partners
Has no sodomy laws.
Second-Parent Adoption For Gays And Lesbians
Appellate courts have ruled that state adoption law does NOT permit second-parent adoption.
Some Nebraska Cities:
Beaver City - Bloomfield - Broken Bow - Chappell - Dakota City
Edgar - Elgin - Elkhorn - Falls City - Fremont - Hastings - Hebron
Henderson - Lexington - Lincoln - Nebraska City - North Bend - Omaha
Plainview - Seward - Springfield - Stanton - West Point