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Jun 06

Wisconsin Gay Marriage Ban Struck Down By Federal Judge

Wisconsin Gay Marriage Ban Struck Down By Federal Judge

AP/The Huffington Post

Posted: 06/06/2014 5:00 pm EDT Updated: 1 hour ago

WISCONSIN STATE CAPITOL

Wisconsin’s ban on gay marriage has been struck down by a federal judge.

“Because my review of that law convinces me that plaintiffs are entitled to the same treatment as any heterosexual couple, I conclude that the Wisconsin laws banning marriage between same-sex couples are unconstitutional,” U.S. District Judge Barbara Crabb wrote in her ruling.

This is the 14th federal ruling against state marriage bans since last June, when the Supreme Court ruled the federal Defense of Marriage Act was unconstitutional.

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Tempeste O’Riley grew up in the deep south and escaped her conservative, oppressive roots as soon as she could. Tempe is an out and proud omnisexual/bi-woman whose best friend growing up had the courage to do what she couldn’t – defy the hate and come out. He has been her hero ever since.

Though new to writing M/M, she has done many things in her life but writing has always drawn her back – no matter what else life has thrown her way. She counts her friends, family, and Muse as her greatest blessings in life.

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