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NPR - Illinois Public Media News - February 08, 2014

Holder Orders Equal Treatment For Married Same-Sex Couples

By Carrie Johnson

John Lewis (left) and Stuart Gaffney embrace outside San Francisco's City Hall shortly before the U.S. Supreme Court ruling cleared the way for same-sex marriage in California in June.

Attorney General Eric Holder has for the first time directed Justice Department employees to give same-sex married couples "full and equal recognition, to the greatest extent under the law," a move with far-ranging consequences for how such couples are treated in federal courtrooms and proceedings.








WILL - Illinois Public Media News - December 12, 2013

Same-Sex Couples Research Marriage Law In Champaign

By Jeff Bossert

The passing of Illinois’ same-sex marriage law meant a number of celebrations among couples awaiting the day, but a lot of questions persist. One advocacy group is holding a series of forums, including one in Champaign Wednesday, to help explain the law. 



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