| Sep 19, 2013
Editorial Page Editor Bruce Dold will lead a discussion about marriage equality in the next Chicago Forward on Oct. 1.
The event is at 6 p.m. at the Museum of Broadcast Communications, 360 N. State St. For tickets, which cost $20: https://cfmarriage....
| Jun 3, 2013
| 9:32 PM
Tuesday's print column It would have been satisfying — or at least a minor consolation for a stinging defeat — had Democratic state Rep. Greg Harris of Chicago called for a vote Friday night in Springfield on his bill to......
| Jun 4, 2013
| 4:32 PM
By Jessica Reynolds Disgruntled over the House's failure to bring a gay marriage bill to a vote, some activists want to ban politicians from walking in this year's Chicago Pride Parade, according to today's Tribune story. The petition, which is......
| Mar 13, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Ray Long reports from Springfield: Speaker Madigan says gay marriage bill 12 votes shy in the Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan today said a gay marriage bill is "12 votes short of passage" in the Illinois House, a signal that......
| Sep 5, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Chicago Tribune Editorial Page Editor Bruce Dold leads a discussion about marriage equality as state legislators debate whether to legalize same-sex marriage in Illinois. The conversation will include time for audience questions. Joining Dold will be:...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 7:36 AM
The Supreme Court issued a pair of decisions this week with major consequences for efforts to legalize or bar same-sex marriage. One ruling opened the way for California to become the 13th state to allow gay marriage; the other struck down part of the...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 3:07 PM
Organizing for Action, the offshoot of President Barack Obama’s successful re-election campaign, is joining the push for same-sex marriage in Obama’s home state, the group announced Tuesday.
Though the organization had been created to assist...
| Mar 20, 2013
Organizing for Action, the offshoot of President Barack Obama's successful re-election campaign, is joining the push for same-sex marriage in Obama's home state, the group announced Tuesday.
Though the organization had been created to assist Obama's...
| Jun 4, 2013
It would have been satisfying — or at least a minor consolation for a stinging defeat — had Democratic state Rep. Greg Harris of Chicago called for a vote Friday night in Springfield on his bill to legalize same-sex marriage.
| May 31, 2013
| 7:11 PM
SPRINGFIELD --- A showdown vote on legalizing gay marriage in Illinois never materialized Friday as lawmakers adjourned, dashing the high hopes of supporters who believed that after years of disappointment they were finally on the verge of making history....
| May 21, 2013
| 4:15 AM
Gov. Pat Quinn on Monday put a finer point on a notion he's been pushing this spring: no gambling expansion will happen without comprehensive changes to fix a greatly underfunded government worker pension system.
The Democratic governor also insisted...
| May 9, 2013
| 2:36 PM
Gov. Pat Quinn called on the Illinois House to send him legislation to legalize gay marriage, saying lawmakers had plenty of time to make up their mind on the issue.
The state Senate passed the measure on Valentine's Day, and the governor has said he'...