State Rep. Greg Harris

Same Sex Marriage

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.


Gay Rights

State Rep. Introduces Bill To Legalize Same-Sex Marriage In Illinois

A 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.

CBS Chicago–02/08/2012

State Rep. Greg Harris (D-Ill.)

State Rep. Fights For Reforms At Group Homes

The deaths of two residents of a downstate Charleston group home in recent years have state lawmakers jumping into action.

CBS Chicago–04/18/2011

Same Sex Marriage

Proposal To Restrict Gay Adoptions Fails In Senate Committee

A controversial bill that would limit adoptions by same-sex couples was defeated in an Illinois Senate committee on Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–04/13/2011

Same Sex Marriage

Bill Would Let Agencies Deny Adoptions To Same-Sex Couples

Gay 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.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2011