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A complaint from an out-of-state couple who recently were denied a civil-union license has prompted a policy change in the Lake County clerk's office.
Couples who don't live in Illinois but want a Lake County civil-union license now can get one, if they swear they live in a state that doesn't specifically prohibit civil unions.
Such affidavits already were in use in DuPage County, officials there said.
The affidavits were added to the Lake County application process Tuesday, five days after Indiana residents Gina Osting-Riddle and Andrea Riddle were denied a …