Mike Ditka is one of the best known names in football.
State Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie (D-Ill.) is trying to make gay union legalization an economic debate. The second-ranking House Democrat released a letter Saturday pressing Illinois lawmakers to support a same-sex merger.
What same-sex marriage advocates won in the Illinois Senate on Valentine’s Day 2013 was just reversed. After weeks and months of hard work to accomplish what should have been easy, gay Democrat sponsor Greg Harris could not muster the votes, while Democratic Speaker of the House, Michael Madigan, did not even call for a vote to establish same-sex marriage in Illinois.