Gay marriage clears first hurdle in Illinois Senate
Gay couples would be allowed to marry in Illinois under legislation that cleared a first hurdle Tuesday, setting up a key state Senate vote supporters say they want on or before Valentine's Day. . .
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U.K. Takes Big Step to Legalize Gay Unions, as Some Tories Rebel
British lawmakers voted in favor of allowing same-sex couples to marry, taking a major step Tuesday toward adding the U.K. to a growing list of jurisdictions around the globe legalizing the practice, while highlighting the divisions in the Conservative Party. . .
Read more at: Wall Street Journal