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Gov. Walker: Don’t Expect Same-Sex Marriage Anytime Soon in the Badger State

 

Scott WalkerWhen pressed by the media at a recent National Governors Association meeting on the topic of gay marriage, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said a change to the state’s constitutional amendment defining marriage as the union of one man and one woman would not come easily:

"To change anything in the constitution, not just that, it requires two consecutive sessions of the legislature, and ultimately, a vote of the people,” Gov. Walker said. “I just don't see that being an issue that's going to be addressed anytime soon."

Wisconsin’s neighboring state, Minnesota, recently legalized same-sex marriage, but this did not seem a cause of any concern to Gov. Walker. You can read more here.