Vote On Same-Sex Marriage Bill Hits Snag, Stalled Until ThursdayA push to legalize same-sex marriages in Illinois hit a slight snag on Wednesday, but supporters sounded confident the measure would move forward on Thursday.
Cardinal Urges Illinois Catholics To Oppose Same-Sex MarriageFrancis Cardinal George has written a letter to priests asking that Catholics contact their lawmakers and oppose same-sex marriage in Illinois.
Obama Urging Illinois Legislature To Support Gay Marriage: Report A spokesman for President Obama says the former Illinois state lawmaker is urging the General Assembly here to approve gay-marriage legislation, the Sun-Times is reporting.
Illinois Clergy Push For Gay Marriage LegalizationA group of clergy members is pushing to legalize same-sex marriage in Illinois.
Illinois Lawmakers Hope To OK Gay Marriage Next MonthTwo Illinois lawmakers said Thursday they will seek legislative approval of gay marriage when the General Assembly reconvenes in three weeks, answering Gov. Pat Quinn's hope that he could sign same-sex marital rights into law as early as January.
Chicagoans Divided Over U.S. Supreme Court Review Of Gay-Marriage MeasureTwo families led by gay couples were optimistic it would finally mean the legalization of gay marriage nationwide.
Emanuel Pledges To Lead Effort To Legalize Same-Sex MarriageThe Election Day victories for same-sex marriage in several states have supporters of the effort in Illinois saying the atmosphere has changed, and Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Tuesday that he'd lead an effort to legalize same-sex marriages in Illinois as well
Poll: More Than 4 In 10 Illinois Voters Support Gay MarriageA new poll estimates that more than four in 10 Illinois voters now support full marriage rights for gay and lesbian couples.
Cardinal George: 'Society Will Be The Worse For It' If Gay Marriage LegalizedCardinal Francis George, speaking Sunday at a mass to celebrate the golden anniversaries of more than 400 couples, used the celebration as a platform to reiterate the Catholic Church's opposition to same-sex marriage.
Huckabee: Chick-Fil-A Has Made No 'Concessions' On Gay RightsAld. Proco “Joe” Moreno recently said Chick-Fil-A issued a statement respecting all sexual orientations, and promised to end donations to anti-gay organizations. But former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, said nothing had changed and Chick-Fil-A had made no concessions.
Former Bear Takes Stand For Gay Marriage; Draws Ire Of Politician Ayanbadejo cares about much more than simply football. In fact, he cares deeply about politics and took a stand by publicly endorsing gay marriage.
Protesters Flock To Grand Opening Of New Chick-Fil-A In OswegoWhile the Chick-Fil-A controversy has largely fallen out of the headlines, the opening of a new franchise in Oswego still drew a throng of protesters who support same-sex marriage rights.
Chicago Gay Rights Activists Set To Protest Against Chick-Fil-AChicago gay rights activists are planning another protest Wednesday outside the city’s only Chick-Fil-A.
Chicago Gay Rights Group Files Complaints Against Chick-Fil-AA Chicago-based gay rights advocacy group has filed multiple complaints against Chick-Fil-A with the Illinois Department of Human Rights, in the latest twist in the culture clash surrounding the fast food chain.
Cardinal George Takes Issue With Chick-Fil-A Opponents; Alderman Fires BackThe Chick-Fil-A controversy now has Francis Cardinal George upset, but Ald. Proco “Joe” Moreno (1st) –who said he would deny the fast food restaurant a permit to open in his ward – is firing back.