Five Thousand Gay Couples Now Married In Illinois

(Chicago, IL) -- More than five-thousand same-sex couples in Illinois have taken the trip down the aisle and said "I-do." That's according to a new survey of all 102 counties, conducted by Equality Illinois. The stats reveal that more than 32-hundred marriage licenses have been issues since a judge ruled the couples could go ahead and tie the knot. Nearly 17-hundred civil unions have been converted to marriages.