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Cruel and heartless to the core:
Gov. Scott Walker believes a new law that gives gay couples hospital visitation rights violates the state constitution and has asked a judge to allow the state to stop defending it.

Democrats who controlled the Legislature in 2009 changed the law so that same-sex couples could sign up for domestic partnership registries with county clerks to secure some - but not all - of the rights afforded married couples.

Wisconsin Family Action sued last year in Dane County circuit court, arguing that the registries violated a 2006 amendment to the state constitution that bans gay marriage and any arrangement that is substantially similar.

Gee, gay-bashing is just so fiscal conservative, isn't it?

Originally posted to Daily Kos on Tue May 17, 2011 at 07:45 AM PDT.

Also republished by Badger State Progressive, Angry Gays, and Milk Men And Women.

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