Monday, April 02, 2007

NEWS: Support the Civil Union bill in the Illinois House

On April 18th, Equality Illinois is organizing a lobby day event frrom 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for House Bill 1826. The lobby day will provide an opportunity for supporters to speak with legislators, alerting them to the lack of basic fairness for same-sex committed couples. The event will give supporters a chance to let legislators know what this bill means personally.

Free buses will leave from Chicago ’s north side and from Bolingbrook at 7 a.m. Additional locations may be added later. For more information contact Equality Illinois and send an RSVP that you want to be included.

Although the buses leave from Chicago and its suburbs, people from all around the state are invited to join Equality Illinois in their lobbying efforts for House Bill 1826. Equality Illinois is urging all supporters to come to Springfield on April 18th if they can.