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Illinois Civil Union Bill to be Signed January 31

Photo Credit: mattitude Make sure to mark January 31st on your date planner, because that’s when Governor Pat Quinn is expected to sign SB1716 the “Civil Union” bill into law. Over the weekend, openly-gay State Representative Greg Harris – one of the sponsors of the bill – updated his Facebook status with a message to... Read more »

Get on the bus....to Springfield [VIDEO]

Last week Equality Illinois organized buses to Springfield so that we could talk to our legislators about the Civil Union Bill – SB1716 – that is currently in the House of Representatives. My best friend, David, and I got up early last Thursday, 5:30AM, to met up with other activists at the Equality Illinois office... Read more »

Equality Illinois sets date for Civil Unions Lobby Day

April 22nd has been slated by Equality Illinois as Civil Union Lobby Day in Springfield to lobby for SB1716 – the Civil Union bill. What is a Lobby Day?  It’s an opportunity for you to become a voice of your community by heading to Springfield to talk to your legislators about the need for Civil... Read more »