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Wisconsin Marriage Equality Coalition to Launch

Wisconsin Unites for Marriage to advocate for the freedom to marry for same-sex couples in WisconsinOn Thursday, August 7, plaintiff couples, community and religious leaders, and other supporters of the freedom to marry for all loving couples will gather in Appleton, Eau Claire, La Crosse, Madison and Milwaukee to announce a…

ACLU: Lift Stay, Restore Marriage for Same-Sex Couples in Wisconsin

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Attorneys for the ACLU filed a motion asking Judge Barbara Crabb to vacate the stay she entered and allow marriages for same-sex couples to continue until the state appeals or decides an appeal is futile. On June 6, Crabb issued an opinion striking down Wisconsin’s ban on marriage for…

ACLU Urges Wisconsin to Reach Quick Decision on Appeal of Marriage Case

MADISON, Wis. – The American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Wisconsin urged the governor and the state attorney general to make a quick decision about appealing a federal judge’s ruling striking down the state’s ban on marriage for same-sex couples. The decision was put on hold in anticipation…

Federal Court Strikes Down Wisconsin Marriage Ban!

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – U.S. District Court Judge Barbara Crabb today struck down the discriminatory amendment to the Wisconsin state constitution preventing same-sex couples from marrying. The American Civil Liberties Union had challenged the law on behalf of eight couples seeking the freedom to marry in Wisconsin or to have their out-of-state marriages…

ACLU Youth Organizer chosen for Trans 100

MILWAUKEE, WI – ACLU of Wisconsin Youth and Programs Organizer, Syd Robinson, was included on the 2014 Trans 100 List, an annual listing of 100 trans individuals from all over the country who are currently active in the work of making the lives of Trans people better.  The Trans 100 List applauds the hard…

ACLU Seeks Swift Ruling to Block State From Enforcing Marriage Ban

The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Wisconsin and the law firm of Mayer Brown filed a preliminary injunction on February 28 seeking an order that the state may not enforce Wisconsin’s ban on marriage for same-sex couples. The ACLU also filed an amended complaint that added four additional…