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Gay Marriage Q&A Forums To Be Held Across Illinois

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.

11/25/2013

Missouri State Rep Questions Legality of Governor’s Order on Gay Rights

Governor Nixon’s order allows tax benefits to gay couples married in other states

11/16/2013

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Springfield Bishop to Hold ‘Prayers for Exorcism’ on Day Gov. Signs Gay Marriage Bill

Bishop Paprocki and the Catholic Church have been staunch opponents of redefining marriage.

11/15/2013

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The Curious Case of Same-Sex Divorces in Missouri Courts

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.

11/12/2013

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Gov. Quinn Will Sign Gay Marriage Bill This Month

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.

11/06/2013

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Illinois House Votes To Allow Gay Marriages

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.

11/05/2013

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Debate On Gay Marriage Legislation Begins in Illinois

Democratic Rep. Greg Harris of Chicago addressed House members Tuesday on the floor before the bill was to be called for a vote.

11/05/2013

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Clergy Letter Asks Ill. House to OK Gay Marriage

The Illinois General Assembly returns to Springfield this week and supporters of gay marriage hope the House will take up the bill.

11/04/2013

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Teacher Asks For Apology After Gay Marriage Firing

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.

10/22/2013

New York Awaits Vote On Same Sex Marriage

Thousands, Including Durbin and Quinn, Expected at Gay Marriage Rally

The Illinois Senate approved the measure last February, but the measure has stalled in the House. About a dozen votes are still needed.

10/22/2013

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