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View Diary: Federal Judge Halts Same-Sex Marriages in Wisconsin; Issues Injunction And Stay (26 comments)

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  •  The risk is actually quite low and the couples (6+ / 0-)

    would almost certainly prevail in court, since not only will the feds recognize those marriages but the state itself lawfully granted them.

    In fact if they don't file as married under state law, they will absolutely have to amend their returns in a year or so when those marriages are properly recognized.

    As Judge Kimball noted in Utah recently, a state must recognize marriages which were lawful at the time they were granted.

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