Same Sex Couples Celebrate Judge's Decision - NBC Chicago

    Same Sex Couples Celebrate Judge's Decision

    A lawsuit challenging Illinois' same-sex marriage ban can proceed in Cook County. Circuit Judge Sophia Hall threw out a motion to dismiss the lawsuit Friday after hearing oral arguments last month. The lawsuit involves 25 couples who filed for marriage licenses in Cook County and were denied. (Published Friday, Sep 27, 2013) A lawsuit challenging Illinois' same-sex marriage ban can proceed in Cook County. Circuit Judge Sophia Hall threw out a motion to dismiss the lawsuit... See More