gay http://peoriapublicradio.org en McLean County hopes to issue same sex marriage licenses early http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/mclean-county-hopes-issue-same-sex-marriage-licenses-early <div>Another downstate Illinois county says it hopes to issue marriage licenses to gay couples earlier than expected.</div><div> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 23:54:25 +0000 Alex Keefe 19541 at http://peoriapublicradio.org McLean County hopes to issue same sex marriage licenses early Sen. Kirk supports Employment Non-Discrimination Act http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/sen-kirk-supports-employment-non-discrimination-act <p></p><div>Republican U.S. Senator Mark Kirk of Illinois took to the Senate floor Monday for the first time since suffering a stroke. &nbsp;He spoke out in support of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. &nbsp;It’s a bill to prohibit workplace discrimination against gay, bisexual and transgender people, something that’s already in effect in Illinois.</div><p> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 02:08:31 +0000 Sean Powers 14430 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Sen. Kirk supports Employment Non-Discrimination Act