Same Sex Marriage Now Legal

Same sex couples throughout the state lined up at county buildings on June 2.

That was the first day couples could receive their marriage license or convert their civil union after the new law took effect June 1.

In DuPage County, seven couples received licenses while 24 converted their current civil unions.

Over in Will County, 9 new licenses were issued with 22 civil union conversions.

Both counties will convert civil unions for free until May 31, 2015.

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