Saturday, May 31, 2008

Judge upholds state's ban on gay marriage

Stacy Forster reports in today's Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Dane County Circuit Judge Richard G. Niess said the pairing of two sentences in the amendment - one addressing marriage and the other similar legal relationships, such as civil unions - did not violate a provision in the Wisconsin Constitution that says if more than one amendment is submitted, voters must be able to vote for or against each amendment separately.

(see this earlier post)

Marriage amendment survives first challenge by Rick Esenberg at Shark and Shepherd, Saturday, May 31, 2008