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ILLINOIS: Lambda Legal & ACLU File For Summary Judgment On Marriage Equality

And the hits keep coming! Via press release:
Just two weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the so-called Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), Lambda Legal and the ACLU of Illinois will file a motion for summary judgment, asking for a swift ruling in favor of the freedom to marry in Illinois. The filing will be immediately followed by a media teleconference to answer questions on the Illinois lawsuits as well as similar legal actions around the country.

Wednesday's Motion for Summary Judgment will be supported by friend-of-the-court briefs on behalf of numerous organizations including the Mexican American Legal Defense & Education Fund (MALDEF), The Chicago Bar Association, Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois, and The Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law by attorneys Paul T. Fox, Gregory E. Ostfeld and James P. Madigan of Greenberg Traurig, LLP and on behalf of faith leaders across the state of Illinois, by attorneys Alexandra K. Block, Edward W. Feldman, and Nury A. Siekkinen of Miller Shakman & Beem, LLP, in support of marriage for same-sex couples.
Zoom, zoom, zoom!

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