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Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Fair-minded Wisconsinites can legalize same-sex marriage

Optimists believe that the United States Supreme Court’s impending rulings on California’s Proposition 8 and the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) will affirm legal marriage rights for same-sex couples
Friday, April 12, 2013

Sex, Death and Religion

 Humor and religion may not seem synonymous, especially these days, but theologian Daniel Maguire merges the two in his funny and contemplative new book A Merry Memoir of Sex, Death, and Religion. This enlightening memoir
Monday, May 21, 2012

Republicans with multiple divorces are destroying the institution

For honoring his conscience on the issue of marriage equality, President Obama earned angry...
08.21.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
Overreach, much? State Attorney General JB Van Hollen just sent out a press release saying that he can�t bring himself to defend the state against claims by an ultra-right-wing organization that the new domestic partnership registry is unconstitutional. Van Hollen has already decided the domestic partnership registry is unconstitutional. ...
05.15.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
The state Supreme Court agreed to review the constitutional ban against same-sex marriage and civil unions of all kinds. No, the court isn�t weighing in on whether the ban is meanspirited, discriminatory and redundant. (Even though it is.) It�s going to review whether the referendum approved by the majority of Wisconsin voters in 2006 was legal or not. Seems that referendums can only ask a questio...
07.23.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
Frequent Jerk of the Week Julaine Appling is continuing her crusade against any sort of tolerance shown to same-sex couples. She�s filed suit against the governor for his budget provision that creates a domestic partnership registry and grants registered couples a mere 43 rights. Appling thinks that the horrid�and possibly unconstitutional�ban on same-sex marriage bars the state from setting up th...
07.30.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
I wasn’t able to attend last week’s Voices of Faith meeting, which featured a talk given by Rev. Mari Castellanos, Public Policy Advocate with the United Church of Christ’s national office, but I was able to speak with her beforehand about the bridges being built by the LGBT community and people of faith. That’s a topic made especially relevant by the formation of Voices of Faith, a project wi...
Wednesday, July 22, 2009

The legal challenge to the same-sex marriage ban continues

Did 59% of the state’s voters approve an unconstitutional amendment in 2006? That’s what UW-Oshkosh professor William McConkey argues in his case against the state, which will be heard by the Wisconsin Supreme Court this fall. If McConkey prevails, Article 13 of the state Constitution...

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