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Illinois General Assembly Passes Civil Union Bill: Lambda Legal Celebrates Increased Protection for Same-Sex Couples and Their Families 12/01/2010

The Illinois General Assembly passed the Illinois Religious Freedom Protection and Civil Unions Act, establishing legal protections for same-sex couples across the state.

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
Illinois General Assembly Passes Civil Union Bill: Lambda Legal Celebrates Increased Protection for Same-Sex Couples and Their Families 12/01/2010

The Illinois General Assembly passed the Illinois Religious Freedom Protection and Civil Unions Act, establishing legal protections for same-sex couples across the state.

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
Illinois General Assembly Passes Civil Union Bill: Lambda Legal Celebrates Increased Protection for Same-Sex Couples and Their Families 12/01/2010

The Illinois General Assembly passed the Illinois Religious Freedom Protection and Civil Unions Act, establishing legal protections for same-sex couples across the state.

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
Illinois General Assembly Passes Civil Union Bill: Lambda Legal Celebrates Increased Protection for Same-Sex Couples and Their Families 12/01/2010

The Illinois General Assembly passed the Illinois Religious Freedom Protection and Civil Unions Act, establishing legal protections for same-sex couples across the state.

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
Illinois Department of Insurance Clarifies Rules on Fertility Treatment: Lambda Legal Praises the Change 04/20/2010

"This clarification helps close the healthcare access gap facing many lesbians in Illinois."

Health Care Fairness
Illinois Court Hears Arguments in Lambda Legal Marriage Lawsuit 08/06/2013

(Chicago, IL, August 6, 2013) — Today, the Circuit Court of Cook County, Chancery Division, heard oral arguments in a motion seeking to dismiss Darby v. Orr and Lazarro v. Orr, Lambda Legal and the ACLU of Illinois’ lawsuits seeking marriage for same-sex couples in Illinois.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Illinois Court Hears Arguments in Churches' Effort to Join Lambda Legal Marriage Case 11/07/2012

(Chicago, IL, November 7, 2012) - Today the Circuit Court of Cook County, Chancery Division heard oral arguments in a motion to intervene by the Church of Christian Liberty and Grace Gospel Fellowship in Darby v. Orr, Lambda Legal's case seeking the freedom to marry for same-sex couples in Illinois.

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
Illinois Court Hears Arguments in Antigay Group's Effort to Join Lambda Legal Marriage Case 09/27/2012

(Chicago, IL, September 27, 2012)—Today the Circuit Court of Cook County, Chancery Division heard oral arguments in a motion to intervene by the Illinois Family Institute in Darby v. Orr, Lambda Legal's case seeking the freedom to marry for same-sex couples in Illinois. The Court decided to continue the motion pending similar requests from two Illinois churches.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Illinois Civil Union Bill Approved by Committee: Lambda Legal Supports Measure to Reduce Harm for Same-Sex Couples 03/21/2007

(Springfield, Illinois, March 21, 2007) — In reaction to the Illinois House Human Services Committee’s passage of H.B. 1826, The Religious Freedom Protection and Civil Union Act, to the full House for a vote, Lambda Legal issued the following statement from Jim Bennett, Regional Director of Lambda Legal’s Midwest Regional Office in Chicago:

Illinois Appeals Court Officially Rebukes Rogue Judge 07/21/1999

(CHICAGO, July 21, 1999) -- An Illinois appeals court, strongly affirming the right of lesbian and gay families to adopt, has formalized its rebuke of a rogue circuit court judge whose bias interfered with adoptions by two lesbian couples, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund said Wednesday.

Adoption and Parenting

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