Wisconsin same-sex marriages on hold pending appeal: judge

MILWAUKEE Fri Jun 13, 2014 7:11pm EDT

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MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday put same-sex marriages in Wisconsin on hold pending appeals of her ruling one week ago that the state's ban on gay nuptials is unconstitutional.

U.S. District Court Judge Barbara Crabb said she was issuing the stay at the request of Wisconsin officials who are appealing her decision and to avoid further confusion among county clerks, who have issued hundreds of marriage licenses.

(Reporting by Brendan O'Brien; Writing by David Bailey; Editing by Sandra Maler)

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4825 wrote:
Liberal judges trying to redefine the meaning of the term marriage. Marriage has always been and will always be between one woman and one man. History defined the term long before these renegade judges became involved. That is the way it was when the founding fathers wrote the constitution and nothing has changed. Judicial interpretation does not change the meaning of marriage. I can redefine the word cat to include dogs and birds but that does not change reality.

Jun 13, 2014 8:15pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
onetruepipe wrote:
Dammit, get OUT OF OUR BEDROOMS! Mind your own marriages, they seem to be weak enough to deserve your undivided attention.

Jun 13, 2014 8:25pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
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