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Illinois Civil Unions

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Illinois House Panel OKs Illinois Family and Medical Leave Act Including Civil Union Couples

(Springfield, IL) – February 29, 2012. An Illinois House panel today approved an Illinois version of the Family and Medical Leave Act that would include civil union couples. Continue reading »

Illinois Civil Unions Bill Officially Sent to Gov. Pat Quinn; Bill Signing Ceremony in January

(Springfield, IL) — December 17, 2010. The Illinois State Senate today officially sent the Illinois civil unions bill to the desk of Governor Pat Quinn for his signature. Continue reading »

Cardinal Francis George Opposition to Illinois Civil Unions Swept Aside, Illinois House Approves Plan

(Chicago, IL) — November 30, 2010. In 1996, Illinois and 14 other states approved “Defense of Marriage of Act” laws to outlaw same-sex marriages and to refuse to recognize such marriages recognized in other states, but Illinois today partially undid that injustice. Continue reading »

Our View: Greg Harris’ Illinois Civil Unions Will Partially Reverse Earlier Injustice

(Chicago, IL) — November 30, 2010. In 1996, Illinois and 14 other states approved “Defense of Marriage of Act” to outlaw same-sex marriages and to refuse to recognize such marriages recognized in other states, but Illinois is today poised to partially undo that injustice. Continue reading »

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