Rep. Greg Harris

State Rep. Greg Harris (D-Ill.)

Harris On Gay Marriage Bill: Equal Rights Are Always A Struggle

Illinois State Rep. Greg Harris (D-Chicago) says winning full marriage rights for same-sex marriage in Illinois will be a struggle, but he says such is always the case with civil rights issues.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2012

Gay Rights

Chicago LGBT Leaders React To California Ruling On Marriage Law

Chicago LGBT leaders are reacting Tuesday to the ruling in California that overturned Proposition 8, which prohibited same-sex marriage in the Golden State and took away the right after it had already been granted.

CBS Chicago–02/07/2012

Cardinal Francis George speaks to reporters during a visit to Children's Memorial Hospital on Christmas Sunday. (Credit: CBS)

George On KKK Remarks: Gay Pride Parade Organizers ‘Invited’ Comparisons

Amid new calls for an apology for comparing the gay rights movement to the Ku Klux Klan, Francis Cardinal George has defended his statements, saying organizers of the Gay Pride Parade “invited” the comparison.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2011

A cancer patients holds the tubes that funnel chemotherapy drugs into his body at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center June 17, 2003 in Fayetteville, N.C. (Credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Cancer Patients Denied Coverage For Clinical Trials

CHICAGO (CBS) – Insurance companies in Illinois routinely refuse to pay for clients to enroll in potentially life-saving cancer research trials. Now the Susan Komen Foundation and a state lawmaker are pushing to make that […]

CBS 2–03/22/2011

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Proposed State Law Would Help Microbrewers

Microbreweries could have it a bit easier under a proposed new state law, as long as they stay small.

WBBM Newsradio–02/07/2011

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