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With DOMA struck down it is clearer than ever why same-sex couples in Illinois need access to marriage.  Lambda Legal has been fighting for the freedom to marry in Illinois and we won't stop until all families are treated equally under the law. Learn more about our case

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Read our blog to keep updated on the latest news and analysis about marriage equality in the State of Illinois.

Our Case: Darby V. Orr

Nearly one year after the civil union law took effect, Lambda Legal filed a lawsuit on behalf of 16 same-sex couples and their children seeking the freedom to marry.

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The plaintiffs in our Illinois marriage lawsuit include 16 same-sex couples and their families from across the state. Their moving stories make it perfectly clear: it's just time for marriage equality in Illinois. Watch our campaign video, to learn more!

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One year after the enactment of civil unions, Lambda legal is suing for marriage equality in Illinois.