A look at the history of the gay marriage ban in Wisconsin.
Created by cvinch on Jun 19, 2014
Last updated: 07/08/14 at 12:25 PM
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Judge ordered clerks to stop issuing licenses until further notice.
The federal judge says Wisconsin's gay marriage law is unconstitutional. The AG seeks an emergency order to stop gay marriages.
The federal judge says she will not block the ban.
The ACLU asks the federal judge to temporarily block Wisconsin's gay marriage ban while the lawsuit continues.
Gov. Walker says he doesn't sense 'significant movement' to legalize gay marriage in the Badger State. He says he must uphold the constitution of Wisconsin.
Same-sex couples file lawsuit challenging gay marriage ban in Wisconsin. The challenge is held in federal court against Gov. Walker and other state leaders. Wisconsin becomes the 6th state to challenge a gay marriage ban.
SCOTUS strikes down key section of Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) in California.
US Supreme Court heard arguments on same-sex marriage for the 1st time against Prop 8 (California 2008 prop that banned gay marriage.)
Wisconsin's appeal court says the domestic partnership registry is constitutional. Allows couples to visit each other in hospital, and allows them to make end-of-life decisions.
WI Supreme Court says it won't appeal the domestic partnership registry.
A judge upholds Wisconsin's domestic partnership registry, saying it doesn't violate state ban. The registry was created in 2009.
Gov. Scott Walker fires the attorney who represented lawsuit challenging WI domestic partnership registry. The attorney was appointed by Gov. Doyle to defend the registry.
Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds state's ban on gay marriage and civil unions.
Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says he won't defend the domestic partnership benefit law. He says it's unconstitutional.
A conservative group wants to get rid of Wisconsin's domestic partnership registry law. Governor Jim Doyle signed it into budget in June 2009.
WI Supreme Court to look at referendum. Lawsuit filed saying it offered two questions at same time.
Voters cast ballots on referendum question banning gay marriage by 59.4 percent.