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Wis. AG: Gay Marriage Isn't a Fundamental Right

Wednesday Jul 23, 2014
Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says the U.S. Constitution's equal protection clause doesn't cover sexual orientation the same way it does gender discrimination and there's no fundamental right for gay couples to marry.

ACLU Objects to Full Court Hearing Wis. Gay Marriage Case

Monday Jul 21, 2014
Gay couples challenging Wisconsin's ban on same-sex marriages are objecting to the state's request that the full 7th Circuit Court of Appeals hear arguments in the case.

Attorneys Ask Full Court to Hear Wis. Gay Marriage Case

Wednesday Jul 16, 2014
Wisconsin attorneys want all 10 judges on the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals to consider upholding the state's gay marriage ban.

Chicago Court to Hear Indiana and Wisconsin Gay Marriage Arguments

Tuesday Jul 15, 2014
A federal appeals court in Chicago will hear arguments in challenges of gay marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana's on Aug. 13.

AG Appeals Judge's Ruling on Wis. Gay Marriage Ban

By Scott Bauer | Friday Jul 11, 2014
Wisconsin's attorney general on Thursday appealed a federal judge's ruling from last month striking down the state's ban on same-sex marriages as unconstitutional.

Judge Won’t Speed Up Wis. Gay Marriage Stay Decision

Wednesday Jul 9, 2014
A federal judge will not speed up the briefing schedule in the American Civil Liberties Union request that she lift a stay on gay marriages in Wisconsin.

Walker Says He Knew Son Was Gay Wedding Witness

Tuesday Jul 8, 2014
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says his 19-year-old son’s decision to be a witness at a relative’s same-sex marriage isn’t a policy statement.

Wis. GOP Candidate Links Gay Marriage to Incest

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Jun 30, 2014
A Republican congressional candidate from Wisconsin made headlines this week after she allegedly said the removal of a ban on same-sex marriages in the state will lead to incest.

Wisconsin Gov. Walker and Challenger Spar Over Marriage

By Scott Bauer & M.L. Johnson | Tuesday Jun 17, 2014
Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke sparred over same-sex marriage on Monday, with Burke saying the Republican incumbent was waffling on whether he believes gay couples should be able to get married in Wisconsin.

More Lawsuits in Wis. Expected Over Gay Marriage

Tuesday Jun 17, 2014
Attorneys for the American Civil Liberties Union in Wisconsin are looking at whether to file lawsuits on behalf of same-sex couples who got married after a federal judge struck down the state’s ban on gay marriages.