The NBA playoffs are well underway, and just four teams remain fighting to keep their season alive. In a rematch of the 2020 Eastern Conference Finals, the Miami Heat and the Boston Celtics have been battling it out for a spot in the NBA Finals.
As Milwaukee County Judge Janet Protasiewicz took the stage at her election victory party Tuesday night, the three current members of the liberal minority on the Wisconsin Supreme Court watched from off stage, arm-in-arm, as they took in the moment they became a majority.
With all the attention focused on the Most Expensive State Supreme Court Race in U.S. History, Wisconsin voters have not had much of a chance to absorb the ballot measures — including two that would amend the state constitution — they are expected to ratify or reject in the April 4 election.
The Wisconsin Assembly passed two school crime bills and retained a rule change that restores the discredited practice of using conversion therapy to try to change LGBTQ people’s sexual orientation or gender identity during a Tuesday floor session.
As the challenge of Wisconsin’s 1849 abortion law nears the Wisconsin State Supreme Court’s desk, abortion access has rightfully remained at the forefront of the state’s Supreme Court race. However, the importance of this election goes far beyond abortion access.