Illinois Poised To Approve Same-Sex Marriage

Law360, Los Angeles (November 5, 2013, 9:18 PM EST) -- The Illinois House of Representatives voted Tuesday to approve a marriage equality bill that passed the Illinois Senate earlier this year, sending the bill to Gov. Pat Quinn, who has vowed to sign it, and clearing the way for Illinois to become the 15th state to embrace marriage equality.

The Illinois House voted 61-54 to approve Senate Bill 10, which will promote equal access to status, benefits, protections, rights and responsibilities for all couples entering into marriage. The bill, sponsored by Illinois state Rep. Greg Harris...
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