Postedon Oct 06, 2010 at 02:00 pm
John Mellencamp is an American rock singer-songwriter, musician, painter and occasional actor known for his catchy, populist brand of heartland rock. In October of 2010, Mr. Mellencamp objected to the use of his recording of "Pink Houses" by the National Organization for Marriage at one of their anti-marriage equality rallies because he is a supporter of the freedom to marry.
Postedon Aug 18, 2010 at 09:33 am
Freedom to Marry's Online Organizer Cameron Tolle reflects on the Summer for Marriage tour that mobilized over 4,000 supporters of the freedom to marry to speak out for equality.
Postedon Aug 09, 2010 at 03:00 pm
Since August of last year Brown, Winnebago and Outagamie counties have seen significant gains in the number of same sex couples receiving domestic partnership licenses.
Postedon Jul 01, 2010 at 07:59 am
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has upheld the state's constitutional ban on the freedom to marry and civil unions.
In a 7-0 ruling, the court on Wednesday ruled that the 2006 constitutional amendment was properly put to voters in a statewide referendum.
Postedon Nov 05, 2009 at 01:17 pm
November 4, 2009
The Wisconsin state Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to take an anti-gay case asking the court to strike down the state's new domestic partnership law for same-sex couples. [Link]
Postedon Nov 03, 2009 at 12:37 pm
November 2, 2009
The Wisconsin Supreme Court is scheduled to hear on Tuesday morning a Northeast Wisconsin man’s appeal of a judge's ruling that the man did not have standing to challenge the constitutionality of a state amendment banning marriage equality. [Link]
Postedon Sep 22, 2009 at 11:27 am
September 22, 2009
In court papers that will be filed today, Lambda Legal is seeking to intervene on behalf of Fair Wisconsin and its members in a lawsuit brought by an antigay group attempting to strip away newly enacted domestic partnership protections for same-sex couples and their families. [Link]
Postedon Aug 18, 2009 at 03:08 pm
August 17, 2009
The Wisconsin State Journal editorial board supports the state's domestic partnership registry, but believes including it in the state budget left the registry vulnerable to legal challenges such as the one recently mounted by the anti-gay group Wisconsin Family Action. [Link]
Postedon Aug 07, 2009 at 10:05 am
August 7, 2009
The Wasau Daily Herald editorial board supports Wisconsin's new domestic partnership registry as a step in the right direction, though notes that, "The rights granted to same-sex couples under the state's new domestic partner registry are not nearly the eqivalent of those provided to married couples." [Link]