The Chicago Sun-Times published an editorial featuring ACLU of Illinois clients Danielle Cook and Suzie Hutton, who were in Springfield yesterday when the historic vote came down in the Illinois House granting the freedom to marry for same-sex couples. Danielle and Suzie are plaintiffs in Lazaro v. Orr, which will likely be dismissed after the Governor signs the bill into law.

“We can now go back to our friends, our family and feel equal,” said Cook, 51.
And that’s all this was ever about: seeking the right to live their lives fully and to be respected in a state that scores of same-sex couples have chosen to call home.

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