Plaintiffs in Illinois Marriage Equality Case Wed Today After 51 Years Together: PHOTO

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Patrick Bova and Jim Darby, the plaintiffs in the Illinois marriage equality case, wed today after the law took effect across the state yesterday.

Bova and Darby have been together for 51 years!

Congrats!

Lambda Legal tweets: "Midwest Regional Director Jim Bennett and #IL Gov. Quinn with lead plaintiffs Jim and Patrick during their wedding. "

Comments

  1. oncemorewithfeeling says

    It really makes you wonder why anybody thought it was so important to make sure this couple would never know equality in their lifetimes.

  2. cdubois says

    It is crazy to think marriage has been off the table for these two for 50 years! I am so happy they were able to make the commitment to each other before the end of their lives! Congrats gentlemen!

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