MADISON (AP) -- The Wisconsin Supreme Court will hear arguments challenging the state's domestic partner registry.
The registry gives same-sex couples a host of legal rights. Members of the conservative group Wisconsin Family Action filed a lawsuit in 2010 saying the registry violates a 2006 state constitutional amendment barring same-sex marriage and anything similar.
A state appeals court upheld the registry in December, saying married couples have more rights than same-sex couples on the registry.
In June, the Supreme Court announced it would take the case. The oral arguments have been set for October 23.
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