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Fri Dec 21, 2012, 10:24 PM

Wisconsin court rules in favour of same-sex domestic partnership registry

An appeals court ruled on Friday that Wisconsin’s same sex domestic partnership registry does not violate a state constitutional amendment which bans marriage equality.

The domestic partnership registry allows gay couples some rights, and benefits, reported Reuters.

The three-judge panel in Wisconsin wrote: ”Domestic partnerships carry with them substantially fewer rights and obligations than those enjoyed by and imposed on married couples.”

The rights offered by the registry would include hospital visits, family medical leave to care for an ill partner, health benefits under a partner’s insurance, and the right to inherit assets upon the death of a partner.



Tearing down the wall one brick at a time!

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Sat Dec 22, 2012, 02:24 PM

2. "Tearing down the wall one brick at a time!"

I'm ready with a wrecking crane!

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