Elizabeth Barrette (ysabetwordsmith) wrote,
Elizabeth Barrette

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I saw this article today about civil unions in Illinois:

Civil Unions Bill Advances In Illinois
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - A bill giving gay couples the right to form civil unions in Illinois squeaked through a legislative committee Wednesday.

The measure would not legalize same-sex marriages, but it would grant gay couples many of the benefits of marriage. They would have the right to visit their partners in hospitals, make medical decisions and more.
Tags: activism, gender studies, illinois, politics

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