A LATE-SESSION BILL - ROLLED OUT AT THE CAPITOL TODAY-
WOULD *REPEAL THE STATE'S BAN ON SAME-SEX MARRIAGE.
-- ERIC --
POLITICAL REPORTER JESSICA ARP HAS MORE ON THE BILL'S
THE BILL ONLY HAS THE SUPPORT OF DEMOCRATS...
WHICH GIVES IT AN UNCLEAR FUTURE...
BUT THOSE WHO BELIEVE IN MARRIAGE EQUALITY SAY.
IT'S STILL WORTH FIGHTING FOR.
after all these years how would you like to love someone
and not be valued for you relationship :
RETIREE DONNA WINTER.
AND HER PARTNER OF 16 YEARS.
SAYS LAWMAKERS SHOULD REPEAL THE STATE'S CONSTITUTIONAL
AMENDMENT BANNING SAME SEX MARRIAGE.
i want to let folks know that we are very serious
about this, we're not going to quit until we have
equality in marriage in wi
PASSED IN 2006 WITH 59 PERCENT OF THE VOTE.
SAY TIMES HAVE SIMPLY CHANGED.
A MARQUETTE POLL FROM JANUARY SAYS 53 PERCENT NOW
SUPPORT SAME SEX MARRIAGES.
i think if we were to hold a referendum this year
i think absolutely we would strike down this ban in
our state's constitution :
ASSEMBLY SPEAKER ROBIN VOS SAYS.
THE BILL LIKELY WON'T GET A HEARING.
AND QUESTIONS THE TIMING.
waiting to introduce it until one of the last days
that we're on the floor doesnt seem to be about getting
it passed, it seems more about making a political
WINTER HER PARTNER HAVE A DOMESTIC PARTNERSHIP IN
AND SAY WHILE THEY COULD MARRY IN OTHER STATES...
THEY WANT TO WAIT UNTIL IT'S LEGAL HERE.
COVER PART WHERE CAMERA MOVESWINTER the truth is,
i dont even understand at my age :11 and watching
whats gone on in my life why so many people are worried
it brings people together, it makes a family
BECAUSE IT IS A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT...
THIS BILL WOULD HAVE TO BE PASSED IN TWO CONSECUTIVE
SESSIONS OF THE LEGISLATURE...
AND THEN GO TO THE PUBLIC FOR A VOTE.
-- MICHELLE --