Religious leaders and other supporters of marriage equality presented petitions to two McHenry County lawmakers in support of same-sex marriage.
President Obama is urging the Illinois General Assembly to legalize marriage equality. State lawmakers will begin processing the measure as early as this week.
More than 200 pastors and rabbis are calling for lawmakers to approve legislation allowing marriage equality. They will send a letter stating their plan to state lawmakers.
A judge says two Chicagoland churches and the Illinois Family Institute cannot intervene in a lawsuit over the state's ban on marriage equality.