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Judge Crabb has issued her injunction (order) along with a stay in the Wisconsin Marriage Equality case.

The stay includes "all relief in this case" (granted to the plaintiffs). I believe that means same-sex marriage is halted (pending appeal) in Wisconsin. But, we'll have to wait and see how the county clerks respond to this stay. It seems that the status of the same-sex marriages that have already taken place is a matter of state law and for the state courts to decide (if there is an issue).

From jsonline.com:

Madison — Ending a week of uncertainty, a federal judge ordered Wisconsin officials to stop enforcing the state's gay marriage ban but then immediately put that order on hold while the historic case winds through months of appeals.

The 14-page order from U.S. District Judge Barbara Crabb in Madison halted the same-sex weddings taking place in most of the state and set up an appeal by the state to the federal 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago. The judge gave no indication whether the hundreds of same-sex marriages already performed will hold up in court.

She said that, if left to her own judgment, she would not have stayed her order and would have allowed same-sex marriages to go forward. But she said she felt compelled to halt them because of how the U.S. Supreme Court and other courts have acted in similar cases.

"After seeing the expressions of joy on the faces of so many newly wedded couples featured in media reports, I find it difficult to impose a stay on the event that is responsible for eliciting that emotion, even if the stay is only temporary," Crabb wrote. "Same-sex couples have waited many years to receive equal treatment under the law, so it is understandable that they do not want to wait any longer. However, a federal district court is required to follow the guidance provided by the Supreme Court."

Originally posted to librarisingnsf on Fri Jun 13, 2014 at 03:52 PM PDT.

Also republished by Kossacks for Marriage Equality and Badger State Progressive.

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