March 11, 2008
Illinois Civil Union Law Final Action Deadline = March 14
In just a few days, we will know whether the Illinois Civil Union bill has passed in the Illinois General Assembly House.
The final action date in the Illinois House for the Illinois Civil Union Law (entitled the Illinois Religious Freedom Protection and Civil Union Act) is currently scheduled for March 14, 2008.
You can find information about the status of the bill (HB 1826) on the website for the Illinois General Assembly.
Oral Arguments from Cal. S. Ct. case: In re Marriage Cases
On March 4, 2008, the California Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the In re Marriage Cases. Shannon Minter, from the National Center for Lesbian Rights, argued on behalf of the same-sex couples.
The oral arguments are available on line, through the NCLR website.