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Section Newsletter Articles on Illinois Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act

Unique considerations for same-sex couples who plan to marry in Illinois By Padraig McCoid Family Law, July 2014 A look at the issues that still remain since the Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act became effective on June 1, 2014.
The signing ceremony for the Religious Freedom & Marriage Fairness Act demonstrates that LGBT rights is the civil rights issue of this decade By Ellis B. Levine Human Rights, March 2014 The author shares his thoughts about Illinois' new Religious Freedom & Marriage Fairness Act.
What a difference a year makes for same-sex couples in Illinois By Shannon M. Shepherd Human Rights, December 2013 Governor Quinn signed the “Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act” on November 20, 2013, ending much speculation and confusion regarding Civil Unions and same-sex marriage in Illinois.