Thursday, May 30, 2013

Illinois Legislature To Vote On Marriage Equality

From the Windy City Times
Multiple sources connected with organizing efforts around the bill have stated that a vote is expected this afternoon, evening or early in the day on Friday. That timeline will partially depend on other business in Springfield as spring session wraps up. 
Advocates with Equality Illinois, Lambda Legal, the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois, The Civil Rights Agenda, Human Rights Campaign, Gay Liberation Network and other groups are already in the capitol. Sources say that the families of some reps. are also headed for Springfield. 
Anti-LGBT groups not appear to be present. 
The bill has already passed the Senate and Gov. Pat Quinn has vowed to sign it.
Illinois' legislative session end tomorrow, May 31. 

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