As of January 1, 2016, Gapers Block has ceased publication. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
✶ Thank you for your readership and contributions over the past 12-plus years. ✶
Saturday, April 29
Responding to a Tribune inquiry, all five major Democratic Senate candidates said they'd oppose a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage, but only Gery Chico actually supports implementing marriage for same-sex couples. The rest all support the civil-union model.