Jim Darby and Patrick Bova, a couple for the last 48 years, tell their story during a news conference Wednesday, May 30, 2012, in Chicago. More than two dozen gay Illinois couples who say it’s ... more 
Jim Darby and Patrick Bova, a couple for the last 48 years, tell their story during a news conference Wednesday, May 30, 2012, in Chicago. More than two dozen gay Illinois couples who say it’s unconstitutional for the state to deny them the right to marry and will file two lawsuits Wednesday, a move advocates believe could lead to legalized gay marriage in Illinois. The two lawsuits, filed by attorneys with the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois and New-York based gay advocacy group Lambda Legal, include couples from Chicago and its suburbs, Bloomington and Marion. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By M. Spencer Green
Wed, May 30, 2012 6:40 PM EDT