Same-sex couples looking to get married next year have plenty of questions. A series of marriage forums around the state may provide the answers.
Governor Nixon’s order allows tax benefits to gay couples married in other states
Bishop Paprocki and the Catholic Church have been staunch opponents of redefining marriage.
Columbia Attorney Christine Kiefer got married to her same-sex partner in Iowa and is now seeking a divorce. She says there appears to be just one option.
The Chicago Democrat told reporters Wednesday that it’s a matter of logistics for planning an event that will involve numerous activists and advocates involved in lobbying for the measure.
A historic vote Tuesday in the Illinois House positioned that state to become the largest in the heartland to legalize gay marriage, following months of arduous lobbying efforts by both sides in President Barack Obama’s home state.
Democratic Rep. Greg Harris of Chicago addressed House members Tuesday on the floor before the bill was to be called for a vote.
The Illinois General Assembly returns to Springfield this week and supporters of gay marriage hope the House will take up the bill.
A teacher who was fired from a Catholic girls high school in Little Rock after she married her female partner is asking for an apology.
The Illinois Senate approved the measure last February, but the measure has stalled in the House. About a dozen votes are still needed.