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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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