Bernard Cherkasov http://wuis.org en What The DOMA Rulings Mean For Illinois http://wuis.org/post/what-doma-rulings-mean-illinois <p>Expect a raucous time at this weekend's annual Pride Parade in Chicago.&nbsp; Gay right activists will celebrate the death of "DOMA," or the Defense of Marriage Act.&nbsp; Wednesday's Supreme Court ruling declaring the Act unconstitutional is a major victory for advocates, who had a disappointing spring in Illinois.&nbsp; The House of Representatives adjourned in late May without taking a vote on a measure to legalize gay marriage in the state.&nbsp;&nbsp; Activists say they're hopeful the federal ruling will put additional pressure on state legislators to pass a law.&nbsp; For the meantime Thu, 27 Jun 2013 19:04:30 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 4903 at http://wuis.org What The DOMA Rulings Mean For Illinois