Same-Sex Couples Rush To Marry After Ban Struck Down In Wisconsin
A federal judge struck down Wisconsin's ban on same-sex marriage Friday. Many couples didn't waste any time before getting married.
Same-sex couples in Madison began getting married in Wisconsin on Friday just minutes after a federal judge struck down the state's marriage ban.
Wisconsin Attorney General J. B. Van Hollen said the ban was still in effect despite the ruling Friday, but that didn't stop other couples from moving quickly as well.
In fact, a LOT of couples showed up to marry.
And a lot of officials showed up to marry them.
The courthouse in Madison was busy with couples, witnesses and others.
Same-sex couples also got married in Milwaukee.