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Prison lawsuit bill passes Illinois Senate

Billy Kobin, Reporter

April 10, 2016

A bill sponsored by state Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) that would prohibit the state from suing prison inmates under certain circumstances passed the Illinois Senate last week. Senate Bill 2465 would prohibit the Illinois...

Anti-conversion therapy activism in Illinois gains momentum alongside national movement

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

April 16, 2015

Illinois activists and politicians are ramping up efforts to gain votes for a state ban on so-called conversion therapy for LGBT youth in the hopes of passing the bill out of the state’s House of Representatives by next Friday’s...