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Where is Justice Rebecca Bradley’s Apology to Women?

MADISON – Joined by UW student advocates against sexual assault and One Wisconsin Institute, Representative Lisa Subeck (D-Madison) and Representative Chris Taylor (D-Madison) today called upon Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Bradley to repudiate her previous remarks which blame victims of sexual assault and correlate using birth control to murder…

Front Group With Ties to Anti-Marriage Equality Activist Supports State Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Bradley

Madison – State Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Bradley has been under fire for outrageously homophobic writings in which, among other things, she referred to members of the LGBTQ community as “degenerates” and condemned them for engaging in “abnormal and immoral” behavior. Today Fair Wisconsin announces they’ll be working to expose…

Rebecca Bradley’s Last 48 Hours Have Been Spin Not Substance

MADISON – U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) has yet to receive a response from Justice Rebecca Bradley after he extended an invitation to her to come and meet with the LGBT community and those living with HIV/AIDS, as well as others she targeted in a series of public writings. In…

Law Enforcement Leaders Endorse Everett Mitchell for Judge

LAW ENFORCEMENT LEADERS ENDORSE EVERETT MITCHELL FOR JUDGE They join two dozen federal, state and local elected officials pledging support in the first week of campaign  Madison – Dane County Sheriff David Mahoney joined over two dozen law enforcement leaders and local elected officials in endorsing Everett Mitchell in the…

Everett Mitchell announces bid for Dane County Circuit Court

Madison – Local Attorney Rev. Everett Mitchell announced on Tuesday his candidacy for Judge of the Fourth Circuit Court Branch of Dane County. “I’m excited to talk with the people of Dane County about my credentials to serve them as a competent and considerate judge,” said Mitchell. “Dane County residents…

Rock for Restorative Jusice Benefit

Type: * Music * Fundraiser This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community An evening of celebration on the lake. A benefit for the Dane County TimeBank’s youth court and restorative justice projects. Featuring some of our outstanding youth leaders, two special hand crafted beers made by our…

Law Center for Children and Families Merges with Winter Law Office

The Law Center for Children & Families and Winter Law Office Become The Law Center, S.C.(Madison, WI) The Law Center for Children & Families has merged with Winter Law Office. Located at 450 S. Yellowstone Drive in Madison, and 602 Pleasant Oak Drive in Oregon, the merged firms are now The Law Center, S.C….

ACLU of Wisconsin files suit on behalf of same-sex couples married in Wisconsin

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Today, the American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin filed suit in federal court on behalf of same-sex couples married in Wisconsin during the week after June 6: Bloechl-Karlsen v. Walker. This filing follows last week’s decision out of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals that upheld a previous ruling by the…

ACLU of Wisconsin’s Freedom to Marry Case to go to U.S. Supreme Court

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Today, the Attorney General of Wisconsin appealed the decisions in the marriage equality case Wolf v. Walker to the U.S. Supreme Court.  Last week, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the District Court’s ruling that Wisconsin’s ban on same-sex marriages is unconstitutional. The American Civil Liberties Union had challenged the law on behalf…

Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Upholds Freedom to Marry in Wisconsin

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals today upheld the district court decision that the discriminatory amendment to the Wisconsin state constitution preventing same-sex couples from marrying is unconstitutional. The decision will go into effect in 21 days, unless the defendants seek a stay of the ruling.  The American Civil…

Freedom to Marry Case to be heard next week in cases likely headed to Supreme Court

NATIONAL CAMPAIGN FOR MARRIAGE EQUALITY RETURNS TO MIDWEST IN CASES LIKELY HEADED TO SUPREME COURT Marriage equality advocates from Indiana and Wisconsin to gather for Chicago rally on eve of U.S. Appellate Court Hearing CHICAGO (August 20, 2014) — The national spotlight on the campaign for marriage equality returns to…