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Wanda Brown (left) and Phyllis Goldin were married in Canada nearly 10 years ago. The couple said they probably will not live to see Wisconsin give them the marriage rights Minnesota has given their citizens. (Rebecca Rudolph/River Falls Journal)

Will wedding bells ring for these couples?

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RIVER FALLS, Wis. -- For most people, marriages can slow with family trifles, venue hunting or finding the perfect dress. For the minority population, what bars them from saying “I do” is the state of Wisconsin.


For two couples who have been together for more than a decade, not being able to marry is more than a white dress and a perfectly iced cake.

“It’s a civil rights issue,” said Phyllis Goldin.

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