The Chicago Tribune reported about the Illinois Family Institute, an organization that opposes same-sex marriage, and their recent motion to intervene in the Illinois marriage case. The Tribune spoke with attorney Emily Nicklin, who is working with the ACLU and Lambda:

“The fact that these people have spent time and money (on this issue) doesn’t meet the standard to intervene,” she said.

Nicklin argued that it would be more appropriate for the Illinois Family Institute, as well as other churches and organizations that are now trying to intervene in the case, to file “friends of the court” briefs supporting the defense of the state law, rather than intervening in the defense.

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