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Illinois Public Radio - Illinois Public Media News - May 24, 2013

Waiting Hardest Part for Those Watching Illinois’ Same-Sex Marriage Vote

By Tony Arnold

For months, members of the Illinois State House have been waiting to call same-sex marriage for a vote. Sponsors say they don’t quite have the votes needed to pass the bill yet. But all that waiting has consequences.







NPR - Illinois Public Media News - May 20, 2013

Psychological Toll of Banning Same-Sex Marriage

By Shankar Vedantam

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As the country awaits two important Supreme Court decisions involving state laws on same-sex marriage, a small but consistent body of research suggests that laws that ban same-sex marriage — or approve it — can affect the mental health of gay, lesbian and bisexual Americans.


Illinois Public Radio - Illinois Public Media News - May 15, 2013

Citing Same-Sex Marriage, Lawmaker Bows Out of GOP Chair Search

By Alex Keefe

Illinois State Rep. Ron Sandack

Illinois Republican State Rep. Ron Sandack is bowing out of the running to be the next state GOP chairman, in part because some party insiders concerns over his support for same-sex marriage.



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