Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van
Hollen said Thursday that his office will ask the U.S. Supreme Court
to reverse an appeals court ruling striking down the state's ban on
A 3-judge panel of the Seventh Circuit
Court of Appeals in Chicago unanimously upheld lower court rulings
declaring bans in Indiana and Wisconsin invalid.
court strikes down Indiana, Wisconsin gay marriage bans.)
According to the AP, Van Hollen will
skip asking the Seventh Circuit for a full review and instead will
ask the nation's highest court to reinstate the ban.
Requests from three states – Utah,
Oklahoma and Virginia – whose bans have also been overturned are
already before the Supreme Court.