same sex marriage http://wuwm.com en Political Scientist Says Same Sex Marriage Won't Be Among Top Fall Election Issues http://wuwm.com/post/political-scientist-says-same-sex-marriage-wont-be-among-top-fall-election-issues <p></p><p>County clerks who register couples are on solid legal ground, according to UW-Green Bay political scientist Michael Kraft. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 15:27:44 +0000 Bob Bach 33690 at http://wuwm.com Political Scientist Says Same Sex Marriage Won't Be Among Top Fall Election Issues Legislators Hope to Repeal Wisconsin's Ban on Same Sex Marriage http://wuwm.com/post/legislators-hope-repeal-wisconsins-ban-same-sex-marriage <p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>A few years ago, Wisconsin voters banned same sex marriage. Now an effort to undo that decision is taking shape.</p><p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 07:00:00 +0000 Marti Mikkelson 24703 at http://wuwm.com Legislators Hope to Repeal Wisconsin's Ban on Same Sex Marriage Questions in Wisconsin After Supreme Court Strikes DOMA http://wuwm.com/post/questions-wisconsin-after-supreme-court-strikes-doma <p></p><p></p><p>When it comes to Supreme Court rulings, this has been a historic week. One day after the country’s highest court struck down parts of the Voting Rights Act, it leveled the Defense of Marriage Act. Thu, 27 Jun 2013 12:40:00 +0000 LaToya Dennis 6724 at http://wuwm.com Questions in Wisconsin After Supreme Court Strikes DOMA Justices Agree to Hear Domestic Partner Case http://wuwm.com/post/justices-agree-hear-domestic-partner-case <p></p><p></p><p>The Wisconsin Supreme Court has decided to hear a challenge to the state's domestic partner registry.&nbsp; The registry grants same-sex couples a host of legal rights.&nbsp;</p><p>Members of the conservative group Wisconsin Family Action, filed a lawsuit in 2010 alleging the registry violates the state constitution.&nbsp; It was amended in 2006 prohibiting gay marriage or civil unions.</p><p>An appeals court upheld the registry in December, listing a number of rights married couples enjoy that same-sex couples don't, even if they join the registry.</p><p></p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 22:16:30 +0000 Marti Mikkelson 5832 at http://wuwm.com Justices Agree to Hear Domestic Partner Case