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Same Sex Marriage

Opponents, Supporters Of Same-Sex Marriage Stage Competing Rallies

Opponents of same-sex marriage were targeting Chicago’s Latino community on Saturday with a march and protest, where they also faced off with gay rights activists staging a counter protest.

04/27/2013

Chick-Fil-A's only Chicago store on Chicago Avenue in the Near North neighborhood. The store wants to build a second store in Logan Square, but the local alderman plans to block that store, over the company president's anti-gay comments. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Gay Rights Activists Set To Protest Against Chick-Fil-A

Chicago gay rights activists are planning another protest Wednesday outside the city’s only Chick-Fil-A.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2012

Mitt Romney

Romney In Rosemont: ‘I’m An Economic Heavyweight’

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney made a crack about the purported Chicago tradition of voting early and often Friday, as he campaigned at a restaurant in Rosemont.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2012

Gay rights activists staged a rally outside Holy Name Cathedral on Feb. 12, 2012, to push for same sex marriage and criticize Francis Cardinal George and the Catholic church for opposing gay marriage. (Credit: CBS)

Activists Rally For Same Sex Marriage Outside Holy Name Cathedral

Just days after state lawmakers introduced legislation to legalize gay marriage in Illinois, Chicago’s Gay Liberation Network led a demonstration outside Holy Name Cathedral Sunday morning.

CBS Chicago–02/12/2012

Chicago Archbishop Francis Cardinal George (CBS File Photo)

Protest Called Off After Apology From Cardinal

Though they found Francis Cardinal George’s apology for linking gay rights activists to the KKK “woefully inadequate,” a group that had planned to protest outside Holy Name Cathedral Sunday has canceled the protest.

01/07/2012

Andy Thayer

Chicago Gay Rights Activist Arrested At Moscow Pride Parade

A Chicago gay rights activist was among several people arrested in Russia over the weekend, for participating in an illegal Pride parade in Moscow.

CBS Chicago–05/31/2011

Gavel

City No Longer Enforcing Law Against Church Protests

A man who demonstrated outside Chicago’s Church of Scientology last year is pleased that the citation he received has been deemed unconstitutional.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2011

Same Sex Marriage

6 Arrested At Valentine’s Day Same-Sex Marriage Protest

Six people arrested on Valentine’s Day during a gay rights demonstration at a Cook County marriage license office downtown have a court date — St. Patrick’s Day.

CBS Chicago–02/15/2011