Wis. Gubernatorial Candidate Supports Gay Marriage

Oct 21, 2013 Full story: EDGE

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke says she supports gay marriage and opposed a 2006 constitutional amendment in Wisconsin that prohibited gay marriage and civil unions.

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#1 Oct 21, 2013
Buh-Bye Walker. Take a hike!

DNF

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#2 Oct 22, 2013
Now about voting on civil rights:
SCOTUS Majority opinion:

West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette 1943

"The very purpose of a Bill of Rights was to withdraw certain subjects from the vicissitudes of political controversy, to place them beyond the reach of majorities and officials and to establish them as legal principles to be applied by the courts. One's right to life, liberty, and property, to free speech, a free press, freedom of worship and assembly, and other fundamental rights may not be submitted to vote; they depend on the outcome of no elections."

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