During her experience as an attorney practicing family law, Chris saw the inequities LGBTQ families faced just trying to get basic legal protections. Chris strongly believes that every adult should have the right to marry the person they love, and to have and raise children with the same legal rights and protections heterosexual families enjoy. Chris is thrilled marriage equality is the law of the land, but knows that we have a ways to go and must keep working until full civil rights are extended to LGBTQ individuals and families.
Marriage & Family Equality Act (AB 816): Updates Wisconsin’s marriage and family law statutes to ensure same sex spouses are afforded full rights.
Secular Celebrants (AB 946): Adds secular celebrants to the list of individual who may officiate at a marriage in Wisconsin.