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Judge: Cook County clerk can start marrying same-sex couples
Feb. 21, 2014
The written order says couples should not have to wait for a state law, passed last year, to go into effect.
Quinn to sign gay marriage bill
Nov. 6, 2013
A day after the state Legislature passed a bill legalizing same-sex marriage, Gov. Pat Quinn announced he will sign it within the month.
What do SCOTUS decisions mean for Illinois?
Jun. 26, 2013
The U.S. Supreme Court’s move to strike down the federal definition of marriage on Wednesday likely won’t have much of an effect on the thousands of Illinois couples who have entered civil unions.
Illinois skips gay marriage vote
May. 31, 2013
After months of public campaigns on both sides of the issue, the sponsor of a bill legalizing same-sex marriage in Illinois didn't call the measure for a vote before lawmakers adjourned from the Spring session.
IL couples, firms wait/brace for gay marriage
May. 24, 2013
Gay couples and businesses wait on bended knee for Illinois to pass same-sex marriage – at a cost.
Did NBC's Brian Williams ambush the Emanuel brothers?
Mar. 25, 2013
Also: Same-sex marriage showdown / Illinois science education overhaul / Google Alerts endangered?
IL House committee OKs gay marriage
Feb. 27, 2013
An Illinois House committee narrowly endorsed legislation to legalize gay marriage Tuesday, setting up a showdown on the House floor that could come in a matter of weeks.
IL Senate votes to legalize gay marriage
Feb. 14, 2013
The Senate vote to legalize gay marriage advances a proposal that would make the state the 10th in the U.S. to let gay couples wed.
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