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Are Civil Unions 'Good Enough' for Same-Sex Couples?

Geoffrey R. Stone | Posted 03.19.2013 | Gay Voices
Geoffrey R. Stone

The denial of the "title" of marriage serves only one purpose -- to denigrate and diminish the dignity of the same-sex or interracial or interfaith or Catholic or African-American unions. It is a mean-spirited and cruel insult to the loving commitments made by such couples.

Downstate Clerks Get OK To Defend State Gay Marriage Ban

AP | Posted 07.03.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Two Illinois county clerks have received permission to defend the state's gay marriage ban in court. Effingham County Clerk Kerry Hirtzel ...

Nuns Fight Strip Club Next Door With Prayer-Filled Balloons

Posted 07.03.2012 | Chicago

The battle between nuns at a suburban Chicago convent and the owners of a new strip club opening up next door continued Monday when the nuns deployed ...

Downstate County Clerks File To Defend State Gay Marriage Ban

AP | TAMMY WEBBER | Posted 09.01.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Two county clerks from downstate Illinois have asked a judge for permission to do what Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez and ...

WATCH: Nuns Speak Out Against 'Porno Palace' Next Door

Posted 03.23.2012 | Chicago

Hundreds of people hit the streets in west suburban Chicago Thursday evening to protest a new strip club being built directly adjacent to a convent. ...

Senator Introduces Bill Allowing Catholic Charities To Refuse Gay Adoptions

Posted 12.15.2011 | Chicago

Illinois State Senator Kyle McCarter (R-Lebanon) on Wednesday filed legislation that would amend the state's civil union law to allow Catholic Chariti...

Group Urges State Supreme Court To Rescind Delay Of Parental Notification Law

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Illinois Supreme Court is being asked to make sure regulators are holding doctors immediately accountable for notifying unmarried girls' parents b...

Conservatives Vow To Take Pro-Life License Plate Case To Supreme Court

The Capitol Fax | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Thomas More Society isn't giving up its quest to force Illinois to issue "Choose Life" license plates. A three-judge federal appeals panel recentl...