An Illinois court today rejected an attempt by a conservative legal group to put Lambda Legal’s Illinois marriage lawsuit on hold pending a decision in two marriage cases before the U.S. Supreme Court.
The Illinois Senate will vote Thursday — Valentine's Day — on whether to legalize same-sex marriage.
Because Democrats have supermajority control of the General Assembly, the measure is expected to be approved. After the Senate vote, the measure would be considered by the House.
After this week’s whirlwind of activity in the state legislature, we are certain of one thing - momentum for the freedom to marry is undeniable and growing stronger. Lambda Legal has been working in the Midwestern states to secure respect for our relationships and families for 20 years, and we will pursue every opportunity to get the job done. We look forward to continuing to work with Sen.