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Data Wonk: Measuring Wisconsin’s Gerrymandering
Data Wonk

Measuring Wisconsin’s Gerrymandering

Data shows why the court struck down state's map; “efficiency gap” not the reason.

Why Federal Court Overruled State Map

Why Federal Court Overruled State Map

Republicans gerrymandered districts so that whatever the vote, they never lost control.

LGBT Life: Walker’s All Wrong on Marriage Equality
LGBT Life

Walker’s All Wrong on Marriage Equality

His backward call for constitutional amendment to overturn historic court ruling could also kill his presidential prospects.

County Clerk Czarnezki Issuing Same Sex Marriage Licenses
Press Release

County Clerk Czarnezki Issuing Same Sex Marriage Licenses

Milwaukee County Clerk Joe Czarnezki announced that he is now issuing marriage licenses to same sex couples.

Cruel and Unusual: State Officials Rethinking Use of Solitary Confinement
Cruel and Unusual

State Officials Rethinking Use of Solitary Confinement

Other states are reforming. Some argue it's torture. Part 2 of series.

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

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

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.

The State of Politics: GOP Leaders Run Away from Same Sex Marriage Issue
The State of Politics

GOP Leaders Run Away from Same Sex Marriage Issue

Republicans who championed amendment barring gay marriages now avoid defending the measure.

County Clerk Czarnezki Congratulates Same Sex Couples and Thanks Staff
Press Release

County Clerk Czarnezki Congratulates Same Sex Couples and Thanks Staff

“Judge Crabb’s decision is a giant step towards marriage equality,”

House Confidential: Sen.Carpenter’s Rather Dull Duplex
House Confidential

Sen.Carpenter’s Rather Dull Duplex

His sided, south side home, in suburban-like Jackson Park, is a veritable pillar of middle-class respectability.

County Executive Abele Disappointed in Marriage Decision, Vows to Keep Fighting for Equality
Press Release

County Executive Abele Disappointed in Marriage Decision, Vows to Keep Fighting for Equality

County Executive Chris Abele said he is disappointed in U.S. District Judge Barbara Crabb’s ruling today that halts same sex marriages.

Federal Court Issues Permanent Injunction
Press Release

Federal Court Issues Permanent Injunction

Requires clerks to issue licenses to same-sex couples; but stays decision

Federal Court Judge Crabb defers decision on stay; sets hearing date for proposed injunction
Press Release

Federal Court Judge Crabb defers decision on stay; sets hearing date for proposed injunction

Today, Judge Crabb held a hearing on Attorney General Van Hollen’s request to ‘stay’ her decision.

County Clerk Czarnezki Issuing Same-Sex Marriage Licenses
Press Release

County Clerk Czarnezki Issuing Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

Milwaukee County Clerk Joe Czarnezki announced that his will office will immediately begin accepting marriage license applications

Federal Court Strikes Down Wisconsin Marriage Ban
Press Release

Federal Court Strikes Down Wisconsin Marriage Ban

U.S. District Court Judge Barbara Crabb today struck down the discriminatory amendment to the Wisconsin state constitution preventing same-sex couples from marrying.

Dan Adams Applauds Federal Court Decision Striking Down Wisconsin’s Gay Marriage Ban
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Dan Adams Applauds Federal Court Decision Striking Down Wisconsin’s Gay Marriage Ban

Earlier today, Judge Barbara Crabb of the United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin issued a ruling striking down Wisconsin’s ban on gay marriage.

ACLU Seeks Swift Ruling to Block State From Enforcing Marriage Ban
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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 yesterday seeking an order that the state may not enforce Wisconsin’s ban on marriage for same-sex couples.