27th July 2014
US: Police chief admits signing Tea Party leader up to gay dating and porn sites 4
8:48 PM — A police chief in the US state of Wisconsin has pleaded no contest to charges of signing a local Tea Party leader up to gay porn and dating sites.
26th July 2014
US: Appeals court to hear Indiana and Wisconsin marriage ban cases next month 1
1:35 PM — The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals will hear same-sex marriage cases from the states of Indiana and Wisconsin on August 26, it has been announced.
24th July 2014
US: Legal briefs filed in Indiana and Wisconsin cases are majority anti-gay
11:12 PM — Marriage equality opponents have filed legal briefs citing everything from political theory to social stability to biblical text in the federal court cases concerning Indiana and Wisconsin's same-sex marriage bans.
23rd July 2014
US: Wisconsin Attorney General says there is no fundamental right to same-sex marriage 15
9:51 PM — Wisconsin's Attorney General compared same-sex marriage to abortion Wednesday, arguing there is no fundamental right to either and calling state laws defining marriage as between one man and one woman “reasonable.”
US: Indiana couples object to request for full appeals court panel in gay marriage ban challenge 1
12:20 PM — Gay and lesbian couples challenging Indiana's ban on same-sex marriage have voiced opposition to a request from the state to have a full appeals court panel hear the case.
16th July 2014
US: Democrats in Wisconsin ask state to cease defence of same-sex marriage ban
6:25 PM — Democrats in the US state of Wisconsin have asked the state's Attorney General and Governor to cease their defence of a law banning same-sex couples from marrying.
12th July 2014
Scott Walker: Republicans aren’t fighting same-sex marriage 7
6:12 PM — The Governor of Wisconsin is claiming Republicans don't fight against same-sex marriage, while his own Attorney General fights against same-sex marriage.
11th July 2014
US: Wisconsin appeals against ruling to allow same-sex couples to marry
10:41 AM — The Attorney General of the US state of Wisconsin has appealed against a federal judge's ruling which struck down the state's same-sex marriage ban.
9th July 2014
US: Judge declines to speed up proceedings in Wisconsin gay marriage lawsuit
6:57 PM — A federal judge has refused to speed up the proceedings of a case challenging the state of Wisconsin's same-sex marriage ban.
4th July 2014
US: Wisconsin Governor fought for marriage ban while his son served as witness at gay wedding 3
10:46 AM — The son of the Governor of Wisconsin served as a witness at a family same-sex wedding last month, despite his father supporting efforts to put a same-sex marriage ban back in place.
3rd July 2014
US: ACLU to file lawsuit to protect marriages of 500 Wisconsin gay, married couples 1
2:52 PM — The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) in the US state of Wisconsin is preparing to file a lawsuit which will aim to protect, and have recognised, the more than 500 marriages of same-sex couples.
2nd July 2014
US: Judge to delay decision on recovery of legal fees in Wisconsin same-sex marriage case
6:45 PM — A federal judge has decided to delay a decision about gay and lesbian plaintiffs' legal fees.
16th June 2014
US: Wisconsin couples to get full marriage license fee refund following stay
8:12 PM — Gay couples in one Wisconsin county will get their full marriage license fee refunded, after a court halted same-sex marriages.
US: Wisconsin couples refused full refund for marriage licence fee before stay 2
6:06 PM — Same-sex couples in one county of the US state of Wisconsin are being told they will not receive a full refund for their $100 (£60) marriage licence application fee, despite a stay preventing them from actually marrying.
15th June 2014
Wisconsin Attorney General: I’m very pleased same-sex weddings have been halted 18
1:24 PM — Wisconsin's Attorney General says he is "very pleased" that same-sex weddings have been halted in the state.
14th June 2014
US: Wisconsin judge halts same-sex weddings 15
10:58 AM — A Wisconsin judge has put a temporary stop to same-sex weddings, less than a week after they began.
13th June 2014
Wisconsin Governor: It doesn’t matter what I think about same-sex marriage 3
7:56 PM — The Governor of Wisconsin has refused to reiterate his previous arguments against same-sex marriage, claiming it "doesn't matter" what he thinks.
12th June 2014
Wisconsin Attorney General: Clerks issuing same-sex marriage licenses could be punished 6
9:04 PM — The Wisconsin Attorney General has warned clerks issuing same-sex marriage licenses that could face punishment for doing so.
11th June 2014
Attorney and county clerk: Same-sex marriages are legal even if state doesn’t process licences
5:35 PM — A county clerk, and an attorney have spoken out to say that hundreds of same-sex marriages in the state of Wisconsin are legal, despite that the state Vital Records Office is not processing their marriage licences.
US: Wisconsin records office not processing same-sex marriage licences
3:28 PM — The Vital Records Office in the state of Wisconsin, will not yet process the marriage licences of hundreds of same-sex couples who have already married in the state.