Gay-Rights Activists Protest Outside Office Of Same-Sex Marriage Bill Sponsor Gay rights activists seeking the right to marry staged a protest and rally outside of a north side office of state representative Greg Harris. WBBM's Bob Roberts was there.
State Rep. Introduces Bill To Legalize Same-Sex Marriage In IllinoisA day after a federal court struck down the law banning same-sex marriage in California, a state lawmaker has introduced legislation to provide full marriage rights to same-sex couples in Illinois.
State Rep. Fights For Reforms At Group HomesThe deaths of two residents of a downstate Charleston group home in recent years have state lawmakers jumping into action.
Proposal To Restrict Gay Adoptions Fails In Senate CommitteeA controversial bill that would limit adoptions by same-sex couples was defeated in an Illinois Senate committee on Wednesday.
Bill Would Let Agencies Deny Adoptions To Same-Sex CouplesGay rights advocates are outraged over proposed state legislation that would allow adoption agencies to refuse to place children with couples joined in a civil union.