Fight for Marriage Equality in Wisconsin Will Go On
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele released the following statement today after the United States Supreme Court voted to recognize gay marriage.
“While I believe the Supreme Court should have gone further in their rulings and explicitly upheld marriage equality as a right for all people, the Justices have made it clear that states can decide this issue on their own.
I will continue to fight for marriage equality in Wisconsin and I am confident we will soon see a day where two loving people will be able to choose whom they marry.”
Abele has been a long-time supporter of marriage equality and LGBT rights. Since being elected County Executive in 2011, he’s continued that support by establishing domestic partner benefits for Milwaukee County employees.
Press Releases Referencing Chris Abele
Jul 18th, 2016 by Chris Abele
"Secretary Clinton is the best candidate to unite our Country and continue moving us forward so that every American has a shot at building their American Dream,” Milwaukee County Executive Abele said.
Milwaukee County BRT Project Receives Wide Ranging Support from Community Leaders, Advocates, Business Groups and RidersJul 11th, 2016 by Chris Abele
County Board and Milwaukee Common Council Committees Expected to Vote on BRT This Week
Jul 1st, 2016 by Chris Abele
The program aims to reduce incarceration through comprehensive, data-driven reforms.
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele Applauds City of Wauwatosa Decision to Advance Bus Rapid TransitJun 16th, 2016 by Chris Abele
“The City of Wauwatosa is always a great partner when it comes to economic development, public safety, and growing strong communities."
Jun 10th, 2016 by Chris Abele
“As of today, the restrooms in my office are gender neutral."
May 26th, 2016 by Chris Abele
“I want to thank the County Board for unanimously supporting the mission of the Office on African American Affairs today.”