A federal judge struck down Wisconsin’s ban on same-sex marriage on Friday. Immediately, couples across the state tied the knot.
Though the Attorney General has already requested an emergency stay as the ruling will be appealed to the conservative Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, clerks in Wisconsin started issuing marriage licenses an hour after the decision was released.
— Judy Karofsky (@Karofsky) June 7, 2014
Joyous beautiful perfect day as moms marry in their hometown of Madison in the marriage equality state of Wisconsin. pic.twitter.com/Vl5fq6zbXf
— John Nichols (@NicholsUprising) June 6, 2014
— John Nichols (@NicholsUprising) June 7, 2014
Marriage equality starts in Wisconsin. pic.twitter.com/9ZK7HaiT10
— Michael Li (@mcpli) June 7, 2014
— Kate Pabich (@KatePabichNBC15) June 6, 2014
— Susan Day (@sucada) June 7, 2014
Several weddings today already in Dane County the day after the federal ruling on gay marriage. pic.twitter.com/BxrAfRowc1
— Shawn Johnson (@SJohnsonWPR) June 7, 2014