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Illinois Poised To Approve Civil Unions

Jim Burroway

May 22nd, 2009

The Washington Blade is reporting that the Illinois General Assembly may approve a bill providing for civil unions as early as next week. The bill already has the support of Gov. Pat Quinn (D). It appears that if the bill reaches the governor’s desk, it will likely become law thirty days after he signs it.

Neighboring Iowa began marrying same-sex couples April 27, 2009.



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