[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois [official website] on Monday ordered the Cook County Clerk [official website] to immediately issue a marriage license to same-sex couple Vernita Gray and Patricia Ewert. Gray and Ewert petitioned for an immediate marriage license due to Gray's battle with terminal breast cancer. Cook County officials complied with the order by hand-delivering [Chicago Tribune report] a marriage license to the couple. Illinois Governor Pat Quinn [official website]...

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