Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Go Wisconsin!!!!

It wasn't to long ago the democrats shipped in thousands of people from across the country to live at the Wisconsin capital in protest of a new law being proposed by the republicans. Many hailed the democrats for running away (literally, they left the state and stayed in hotels) in order to block the vote. Eventually it got passed and signed into the law. But it was quickly contested, and ruled unconstitutional by, wait for it, a judge who's deeply in-bed with unions.

The Wisconsin Supreme Court handed Republican Gov. Scott Walker a major victory on Tuesday, ruling that his polarizing union rights law can go into effect.

In a 4-3 decision, the court said Dane County Circuit Judge Maryann Sumi overstepped her authority when she said Republican lawmakers violated the state’s opening meetings statutes in the run-up to passage and declared the union rights law void.

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