Illinois Family Institute

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  • Illinois state Attorney General Lisa Madigan (left)and Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez, both Democrats, agree with gay plaintiffs that the state's marriage law violates their right to equal protection and won't defend it in court. But private legal groups have stepped in to fill that breach. (Associated Press)

    Private groups in Illinois 'proud' to defend marriage

    A traditional-values advocacy group says it will intervene to file legal papers this week in support of an Illinois marriage law, after officials in the Democrat-dominated state government refused to defend the law in court.

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