The Supreme Court of the United States today issued a sweeping ruling in favor of marriage equality. This decision clarified what has been until now a patchwork of relationship protections in this country – 36 states and Washington, D.C. allowed same-sex couples to marry, while 13 states refused.  Now, marriage equality is the law of...
In Milwaukee, African-Americans are more than five times more likely than white people to be arrested for this offense. This reduction in fines is movement towards lessening some of the negative outcomes that come from these racial disparities in the criminal justice system.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin, along with 12 other community organizations and leaders, have asked for greater public input and transparency in the confirmation process for nominees to the Milwaukee Board of Fire and Police Commissioners.
Since the killing of Paul Heenan on November, 9, 2012 there have been five more killings including Mr. Robinson.  The ACLU of Wisconsin believes that too many killings have taken place, whether or not police officers violated the law or departmental policy.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin, the ACLU LGBT Project, along with attorneys from Mayer Brown filed a motion today in the case of Wolf v. Walker asking the U.S. District Court to clarify that both parents in a same-sex married couple must be listed on the birth certificates of children born while they are married.
Supreme Court Upholds Freedom to Marry Nationally
MKE Common Council Lowers Marijuana Possession Fines
Transparency Needed for MKE Fire & Police Commission Nominees
Madison Police Department Must Change After Numerous Killings
Wisconsin: Recognize Same-Sex Couples’ right to be on Birth Certificates of their Children
Racial Justice Through Marijuana Decriminalization
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