Lambda Legal http://wuis.org en Judge Orders Expedited Marriage License for Same Sex Couple http://wuis.org/post/judge-orders-expedited-marriage-license-same-sex-couple <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The U.S. District Court in Chicago has ordered Cook County's clerk to issue a marriage license to a same-sex couple, one of whom is terminally ill. &nbsp;</span></p><p>County Clerk David Orr said he will comply with the court's order, handed down Monday by Judge Thomas Durkin. &nbsp;</p><p>A lawsuit was filed Friday by Lambda Legal and the ACLU of Illinois seeking immediate action for Vernita Gray and Patricia Ewert. Gray has bone and brain cancer. Illinois' gay marriage law goes into effect June 1. &nbsp;</p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 12:53:35 +0000 Associated Press 13772 at http://wuis.org Judge Orders Expedited Marriage License for Same Sex Couple