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Democrats want to remove marriage definition in Wisconsin constitution

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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Wisconsin Democrats on Monday called for the elimination of nullified language in the state's constitution that defines marriage as between a man and a woman. ...

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Scott Walker calls Supreme Court marriage decision a ‘grave mistake’

Friday, June 26, 2015
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Walker said in a statement Friday that the states should have the right to decide whether to allow same-sex marriage. He also says the Constitution should be amended to include a definition of marriage as between a man and a ...

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Walker supports constitutional amendment to allow state bans on same-sex marriage

Sunday, June 7, 2015
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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a likely 2016 GOP presidential candidate, said Sunday he supports a constitutional amendment that would allow states to ban same-sex marriage. ...

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Oneida Nation of Wisconsin will recognize same-sex marriage

Friday, May 29, 2015
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According to a news release from the tribe Thursday, the change results from a unanimous vote of the Oneida Business Committee. ...

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Wisconsin couple files lawsuit over birth certificate

Thursday, May 14, 2015
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Chelsea and Jessamy Torres allege the Wisconsin Department of Health Services refused to supply a birth certificate form that allowed both women to name themselves as parents of their son. ...

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Wisconsin same-sex couple asks court to order both names on child’s birth certificate

Monday, April 20, 2015
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A same-sex couple who sued for the right to marry in Wisconsin wants a federal judge to mandate that both parents' names appear on their children's birth certificates. ...

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Wisconsin’s battle to defend same-sex marriage ban will cost taxpayers $1 million

Sunday, March 29, 2015
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An agreement announced Friday calls for the state to pay the American Civil Liberties Union, which represented eight couples who sued to overturn Wisconsin's 2006 constitutional ban on same-sex marriage. ...

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Marriage News Watch: March 23, 2015

Monday, March 23, 2015
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It's been nearly two months since marriage was supposed to start in Alabama, and the state still doesn't have its act together, and Texas has filed a lawsuit to prevent married same-sex couples from taking family medical leave. ...

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Wisconsin poll: Marriage equality has had no adverse affect

Monday, March 16, 2015
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Even among Republican voters, 74 percent responded that granting marriage rights to same-sex couples hadn't had an adverse impact on their life. ...

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Wisconsin opposes $1.2 million attorney fees in same-sex marriage case

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
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The Wisconsin Department of Justice is opposing civil rights advocates' claims for $1.2 million in attorney fees they say they accumulated fighting the state's gay marriage ban. ...

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