Wolf and Schumacher v. Walker

Wolf and Schumacher v. Walker is a federal court challenge, filed February 3, 2014, in U.S. District Court in Madison, Wis., by the the American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Wisconsin on behalf of four same-sex couples who wish to marry in Wisconsin or are seeking recognition for their legal out-of-state marriages.
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Federal judge rejects motion to dismiss challenge to Wis. gay marriage ban

Wednesday, March 26, 2014
MADISON, Wis. -- A federal judge has denied a motion by the state to stay the case involving the constitutionality of Wisconsin's marriage amendment. [ Read more → ]
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Wis. state attorneys ask judge to dismiss same-sex marriage case

Thursday, March 20, 2014
MADISON, Wis. -- State attorneys have asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit challenging Wisconsin's same-sex marriage ban. [ Read more → ]
Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wis.)

Wis. governor wants judge to delay lawsuit challenging gay marriage ban

Tuesday, March 18, 2014
MADISON, Wis. — Attorneys representing Republican Gov. Scott Walker's administration have asked a federal judge to either delay a lawsuit challenging Wisconsin's gay marriage ban or stay out of the case completely. [ Read more → ]
John Hart, APPlaintiffs in a federal lawsuit challenging Wisconsin's ban on gay marriage appear during a press conference at the Madison Concourse Hotel in Madison, Wis., Monday, Feb. 03, 2014. The couples, from left, are Judi Trampf and Katy Heyning of Madison, Marie Carlson and Charvonne Kemp of Milwaukee, and Garth Wangemann and Roy Badger of Milwaukee.

ACLU will not seek injunction in Wis. marriage suit, asks for expedited decision

Wednesday, March 12, 2014
MADISON, Wis. -- The plaintiffs in a lawsuit agreed Tuesday not to ask for a temporary halt to enforcement of Wisconsin's ban on same-sex marriage and asked a federal judge instead to expedite a decision on the overall case. [ Read more → ]
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Judge won’t block Wis. gay marriage ban while lawsuit moves forward

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
MADISON, Wis. — A federal judge says she won't block Wisconsin's same-sex marriage ban while a lawsuit challenging it moves forward. [ Read more → ]
John Hart, APPlaintiffs in a federal lawsuit challenging Wisconsin's ban on gay marriage appear during a press conference at the Madison Concourse Hotel in Madison, Wis., Monday, Feb. 03, 2014. The couples, from left, are Judi Trampf and Katy Heyning of Madison, Marie Carlson and Charvonne Kemp of Milwaukee, and Garth Wangemann and Roy Badger of Milwaukee.

ACLU seeks preliminary block on Wisconsin’s same-sex marriage ban

Friday, February 28, 2014
MADISON, Wis. -- Civil rights advocates have asked a federal judge to block Wisconsin's gay marriage ban while their lawsuit challenging the prohibition winds its way through court, arguing same-sex couples could suffer harm if the ban remains in place. [ Read more → ]
Jon Richards

Wis. AG candidate says he won’t defend same-sex marriage ban if elected

Monday, February 10, 2014
MILWAUKEE, Wis. -- A Democratic candidate for Wisconsin attorney general is starting a petition calling on the state's Department of Justice to stop defending the Wisconsin's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage. [ Read more → ]
Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wis.)

Wis. governor senses ‘no significant movement’ to undo gay marriage ban

Wednesday, February 5, 2014
MADISON, Wis. -- Gov. Scott Walker, a staunch defender of Wisconsin's same-sex marriage ban, said Wednesday that he senses no "significant movement" to undo the law even though a federal lawsuit filed Monday challenges its constitutionality. [ Read more → ]
John Hart, APPlaintiffs in a federal lawsuit challenging Wisconsin's ban on gay marriage appear during a press conference at the Madison Concourse Hotel in Madison, Wis., Monday, Feb. 03, 2014. The couples, from left, are Judi Trampf and Katy Heyning of Madison, Marie Carlson and Charvonne Kemp of Milwaukee, and Garth Wangemann and Roy Badger of Milwaukee.

Same-sex couples file federal lawsuit challenging Wis. gay marriage ban

Monday, February 3, 2014
MADISON, Wis. -- A group of same-sex couples filed a federal lawsuit Monday challenging Wisconsin's ban on gay marriage, arguing the prohibition is unconstitutional and denies them civil rights married couples enjoy. [ Read more → ]
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