John M. Becker

No Vote in IL House on Marriage Equality Bill, Sponsor Announces

Filed By John M. Becker | June 02, 2013 3:30 PM | comments

Filed in: You Gotta See This
Tags: gay marriage, Illinois, Illinois marriage equality, marriage equality, same-sex marriage

Openly gay Democratic state Rep. Greg Harris wept on the floor of the Illinois House of Representatives on Friday when he announced that there would not be a vote on his marriage equality bill. He said, "I apologize to the families who were hoping to wake up tomorrow as full and equal citizens of this state."


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