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Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Extreme pro-life movement jeopardizes abortion, IVF treatments, contraceptives and stem cell research

 Bills bubbling up in the state Legislature would grant new legal rights to fertilized eggs that would trump the health and well-being of Wisconsin women and turn
06.26.2013 | | Posted at 10:58 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
It’s a great day for same-sex couples and their friends and loved ones.  The U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) as unconstitutional. Seems you can’t deny federal rights to anyone, including same-sex couples. The court also ruled that it couldn’t rule on California’s Prop 8 ballot measure, which took away marriage rights for same sex couples. It invali...
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, March 29, 2013
Out of all the newsworthy comments during this week's Supreme Court debate over the legality of same-sex marriage bans, none was more revealing—or troubling—than that which came from Justice Sonya Sotomayor.
Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012

Plus: Hero of the Week

 There weren’t a lot of progressive victories in Wisconsin this year. But last week, the state’s right to create a domestic partnership registry cleared another legal hurdle when an appeals court in Madison declared that while

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