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Judge issues stay of Illinois same-sex marriage lawsuit

Friday, November 8, 2013
Patrick Bova and Jim Darby, lead plaintiffs in the Lambda Legal suit, entered into a civil union in 2011.
CHICAGO -- A Cook County judge has issued a temporary stay of a lawsuit that challenged Illinois' ban on same-sex marriage. [...]

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Gov. Quinn to sign Illinois marriage equality bill Nov. 20

Thursday, November 7, 2013
Gov. Pat Quinn (D-Ill.)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Gov. Pat Quinn says he's planning to sign same-sex marriage legislation on Nov. 20 in Chicago. [...]

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Ill. lawmaker: Son would be proud I voted for gay marriage in his final hours

Thursday, November 7, 2013
Naomi Jakobsson
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- An Illinois lawmaker says her late son would be proud that she returned to the state capitol to vote for same-sex marriage in his last hours. [...]

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Wedding plans get underway as Illinois same-sex couples gear up for marriage

Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Seth Perlman, APMarriage equality supporters at a rally in Springfield, Ill., on Monday, the day before lawmakers passed a bill to legalize same-sex marriage.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Just a few hours after state lawmakers approved same-sex marriage in Illinois, Chicago wedding planner Lindsay Parrott started getting her first inquiries for summer weddings. [...]

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Ill. lawmaker proposes to partner just hours after gay marriage bill passes

Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Sam Yingling
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- An Illinois lawmaker is engaged to his partner just hours after the state Legislature approved same-sex marriage legislation. [...]

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Quinn will sign Illinois marriage equality bill this month

Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Pat Quinn
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Gov. Pat Quinn says he'll sign legislation allowing same sex couples in Illinois to marry this month. [...]

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Chicago mayor celebrates passage of marriage bill with visit to gay bar

Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Michael R. Schmidt, Sun-Times Media/APChicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is greeted Tuesday evening as he joins revelers at Sidetrack, a well-known gay bar in Chicago's Boystown neighborhood, where celebrations were taking place after the state Legislature in Springfield voted to legalize same-sex marriage.
CHICAGO -- Celebrations in Chicago for the state's newly approved same-sex marriage law included a visit by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to a well-known gay bar in the city's Boystown neighborhood. [...]

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Obama applauds Ill. General Assemby on passage of marriage equality bill

Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Barack-Obama
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has released a statement, applauding the passage of marriage equality in Illinois. [...]

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Church group praises ‘no’ votes on gay marriage bill, vows retribution

Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Members of the African American Clergy Coalition speak out against same-sex marriage.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Chicago-area pastors who are opposed to same-sex marriage say they will stand behind Illinois lawmakers who voted against the measure. [...]

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Ill. House Speaker: ‘Art of persuasion’ boosted gay marriage bill’s passage

Tuesday, November 5, 2013
APMichael Madigan
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan says he used "the art of persuasion" with less than 10 lawmakers to help pass a bill allowing same-sex marriage. [...]

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