Wisconsin Federal Court Ruling on Birth Certificates

In late September of this year, the United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin (The Honorable Barbara B. Crabb, District Judge) enjoined the Wisconsin Department of Health from enforcing a Wisconsin statute as it was written and directed the DOH to apply/construe it in gender neutral terms:  specifically that the word “husband” should be construed to mean “spouse.”  She also adopted a notice and measures as to how birth certificates created prior to this ruling could be corrected.

Our Mississippi judges could have thought of that….

 

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