Progress Illinois wrote a feature on the ACLU of Illinois’ marriage suit. The 25 couples represented in the combined ACLU Lambda Legal case marched in the Pride Parade this past Sunday, and say the ban on marriage puts them in a second class of citizens.

“Marriage is a common thing that everybody understands and I think it’s very important for our children to be able to say that their parents are married,” said Tanya Lazaro, who, with her partner Elizabeth “Liz” Matos, are lead plaintiffs in the lawsuit.

Read the whole thing.