U.S. District Court Judge Barbara Crabb today struck down the discriminatory amendment to the Wisconsin state constitution preventing same sex couples from marrying. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) had challenged the law on behalf of eight couples seeking the freedom to marry in Wisconsin or have their out-of-state marriages recognized.
“Obviously we'd all rather see Attorney General Van Hollen and Governor Walker not appeal,” said ACLU of Wisconsin Legal Director, Larry Dupuis.  “And the only reason Judge Crabb stayed her ruling was to allow for such an appeal.  Having delayed taking an appeal and even moving to dismiss his existing appeal, we...
Of the 2,834 students who applied to Wisconsin voucher schools for the 2014-15 school year, the vast majority — three out of four — are attending a Wisconsin private school this year. Last year two of every three applicants were already attending private school. This means that the parents of  the vast majority of eligible voucher...
Central city residents will benefit from new bus routes that will connect riders to suburban job hubs.  The agreement is the result of a lawsuit by BHCW and MICAH who combined their forces in a legal challenge to create mass transit opportunities to coincide with the massive $1.7 billon Zoo Interchange project.
A federal court struck down Wisconsin's voter photo ID law as unconstitutional and in violation of Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act (VRA). The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)  challenged the law on behalf of numerous Wisconsin voters, charging the measure violated the Fourteenth Amendment's equal protection clause and Section...
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