The Illinois House passed a bill adding epilepsy to a list of conditions that can be treated with medical marijuana. This new bill is meant to help children who are having 100 to 1,000 seizures every day. Many of them have intractable epilepsy, which means they do not respond to other medications or treatments.
Faith leaders in Chicago are working together to support LGBT people fleeing oppressive regimes worldwide. In more than 75 countries it is illegal to be LGBT or support LGBT community organizations, according to Rev. Lois Parr of Broadway United Methodist Church. Recently, lawmakers in Nigeria and Uganda passed anti-homosexuality laws forcing many LGBT people to flee their countries and seek asylum in the U.S.
Also published on Medill Reports Chicago.
Nov. 26, 2013, Chicago –
The Christkindlmarket, located at the Daley Plaza, was buzzing this morning about the 2013 souvenir mugs used to serve up the traditional Glühwien.