Lambda Legal Lawsuit Claims Same-Sex Couples' Marriage Inequality Violates Illinois Constitution

Lambda Legal Lawsuit Claims Same-Sex Couples' Marriage Inequality Violates Illinois Constitution
Mayo 30, 2012
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More coverage of Lambda Legal's lawsuit seeking marriage equality in Illinois. Over at Metro Weekly, Chris Geidner writes:

All of the 16 couples in the Lambda Legal lawsuit requested but were denied marriage licenses by Orr's office over the course of the past several months.

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The Lambda Legal complaint [also] claims that the marriage laws in Illinois violate the Illinois Constitution's protections against passage of "special legislation"—the law banning same-sex couples from marrying and only allowing them civil unions—when a general law—the state marriage law—could easily apply to them.

Earlier: "Marriage in Illinois—It's Just Time"; "Illinois Marriage Lawsuit in the News"