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WISCONSIN: State Supreme Court Says Domestic Partners Law Is Constitutional

Via press release from Lambda Legal: Today the Wisconsin Supreme Court upheld the state’s domestic partnership registry as constitutional, bringing a joyful end to a long legal battle by Lambda Legal on behalf of Fair Wisconsin and five intervening defendant couples. “We’re thrilled that Wisconsin same-sex couples can keep the limited but very important protections that the domestic partnership registry ...

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White Supremacy Definition Fail

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WISCONSIN: Gov. Scott Walker Wants To End Hospital Rights For Gay Couples

Wisconsin GOP Gov. Scott Walker has ordered the state to stop defending a 2009 law granting gay couples the right to visit each other in the hospital and make end-of-life decisions. The anti-gay group Wisconsin Family Action is suing the state to overturn the law. On Friday, Walker filed a motion to stop defending the case. “Governor Walker, in deference ...

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Haters Challenge Wisconsin’s DP Law

Anti-gay group Wisconsin Family Action has filed a challenge to the state’s new domestic partners law, claiming it is in violation of the ban on same-sex marriage. “Elected officials should never pass laws that violate the will of Wisconsin voters who legitimately amended the state constitution in a fair election,” Julaine Appling, president of Wisconsin Family Action and lead petitioner ...

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