Federal judge: Gay marriages can begin in Illinois' Cook County; no need to wait until June

  • Article by: SOPHIA TAREEN , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 21, 2014 - 6:30 PM

CHICAGO — Jubilant same-sex couples began lining up for marriage licenses in Chicago on Friday after a federal judge ruled there was no reason for residents of Illinois' largest county to wait until the state's new gay marriage law takes effect, a decision some hope will prompt county clerks statewide to begin issuing the documents.

  • 2
  • Comments

  • Results per page:
  • 1 - 2 of 2
ericgus55Feb. 21, 14 7:16 PM

Good. Once a law is decided, waiting until some other date to seems unnecessary (especially when we're talking about laws which increase freedoms).

4
1
wickeywackeyFeb. 21, 14 8:44 PM

ericgus55: Indeed - "You can have your legal rights in 3 months".

1
1
  • 1 - 2 of 2

Comment on this story   |  

ADVERTISEMENT

Connect with twitterConnect with facebookConnect with Google+Connect with PinterestConnect with PinterestConnect with RssfeedConnect with email newsletters

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT