Opposing Sides Await U.S. High Court Ruling On Same-Sex Marriage BansThe nation's highest court could rule as early as Friday on the legality of same-sex marriage bans.
Same-Sex Couple Featured In Hillary Clinton Video Invites Her To Their WeddingHillary Clinton's campaign trail may take a summer turn towards Chicago if one couple's offer is accepted. They were surprised to see themselves in her campaign launch video.
Woman Who Fought For Same-Sex Marriage In Indiana Dies Of Cancer A 38-year-old Munster, Indiana, woman who led the way last year for legalizing same-sex marriage in Indiana has died of ovarian cancer.
Catholic Activists Encouraged By Church's Shift On Gays, DivorceThe Vatican meeting of bishops and lay-people seems to be brightening the outlook of social activists within the church.
Supreme Court Denies Gay Marriage Appeals In Indiana, Wisconsin, 3 Other StatesOn the first day of its new term, the U.S. Supreme Court has rejected appeals from Indiana, Wisconsin, and three other states that sought to prohibit same-sex marriage.
Cardinal George Meets With Music Director Fired After Revealing Same-Sex Marriage PlansFrancis Cardinal George and a suburban music director met Tuesday and they talked about the director's decision to marry another man.
Court Rules Same-Sex Marriage Bans In Indiana And Wisconsin UnconstitutionalThe unanimous decision by the three-judge panel of the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals is yet another in a series of courtroom wins for gay-marriage advocates. Since last year, the vast majority of federal rulings have declared same-sex marriages bans unconstitutional.
Pence Hopeful Court Will Uphold Indiana's Same-Sex Marriage BanIndiana Gov. Mike Pence said Wednesday he remains hopeful that the Hoosier State's ban on same-sex marriages will remain intact, despite blistering questions by the three-judge panel from the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals.
Judge Calls Same-Sex Marriage Bans "Savage Discrimination"Federal appeals judges bristled Tuesday at arguments defending gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin, with one Republican appointee comparing them to now-defunct laws that once outlawed weddings between blacks and whites.
Wisconsin, Indiana Set To Defend Gay Marriage BansThe legal skirmish over same-sex marriage shifted Tuesday to a federal appeals court in Chicago, where nearly 200 people lined up hoping to hear arguments in a case challenging gay marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana.
Judge: Indiana Governor Contradicted Himself On Same-Sex Marriage U.S. District Judge Richard Young ruled Tuesday that Indiana must recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states, but he put the order on hold as a federal appeals court is taking up his earlier decisions on the issue. The state appealed the latest ruling Wednesday.
Deb Mell Announces Her Divorce On TwitterAld. Deb Mell announced on Twitter that she is getting a divorce.
Rauner: Illinois Voters Should Have Decided Same-Sex Marriage IssueRepublican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner says he won't advocate changing the law now that same-sex marriage is legal.
Gov. Quinn Attends Wedding Of Same-Sex Couple Together For 50 YearsWith gay marriage now the law across the state of Illinois, Governor Quinn has appeared at the Chicago wedding of two men who have been a couple for five decades.
Same-Sex Marriage Law Takes Effect In IllinoisMonday is the first day that county clerks throughout the entire state of Illinois must issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.