Wisconsin’s Gay Marriage Ban Struck Down

(CNN) — A federal judge Friday struck down Wisconsin’s ban on same-sex marriage. The judge ruled the ban violates the United States Constitution, and stated same-sex couples are entitled to the same treatment as any heterosexual couple. Last June the U.S. Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling striking down part of the Defense of Marriage … Continue reading »

Federal Judge Sworn In

EUGENE, Ore. — A U.S. District judge who was sworn in this Monday at the Federal Courthouse in Eugene has gained a lot of national attention. Judge Michael McShane is openly gay, and will oversee an important case involving gay marriage beginning Wednesday. Judge McShane has been a federal judge for about a year, but … Continue reading »