A Wisconsin Republican running in the race for the state’s third Congressional district warned that the recent ruling striking down the state’s same-sex marriage ban might lead to marriages between siblings.
“We’ve got, for instance, two sisters, and these two sisters want to get married. They love each other. They are committed to each other. They want to spend the rest of their life together,” attorney Karen Mueller, the candidate, said according to The Tomah Journal.
Mueller made the comments at a “Meet the Candidates” event. The event in Tomah was sponsored by the Monroe County Republican Party.
Their lawyers, Mueller continued, could argue that “‘We can just do away with that state law the same way we did away with sodomy laws.’ Once you do away with that, you reveal what is going on here.”
A ban on same-sex marriage isn’t a ban that stops gay people from getting married, Mueller said.
“That’s not true. They can get married,” Mueller said. “They just can’t get married to each other.”
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