Committee sends same-sex marriage bill to House

SPRINGFIELD -- An Illinois House committee approved legislation allowing same-sex marriage in Illinois.

The bill, which was approved by the Senate earlier this month, now moves to the full House.

The legislation, SB 10, was approved on a 6-5 roll-call with all Republicans voting no and all but one of the panel's seven Democrats voting yes.

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cgirl wrote on February 27, 2013 at 8:02 am

Why is this thing taking so long?

It's sad that Republicans are so scared of love.

Danno wrote on February 27, 2013 at 9:02 am

Wow. What a sweeping generalization. Here's a hollywood screenwiter's menu to choose from, just changing the plot/name/face/outcome:

"It's sad that (fill in the blank to fit your needs) are so scared of (fill in the blank to fit your needs)."

Besides, waiting in line at the DMV might be a "thing." It's a formatory process that all must endure/suffer.

This topic is an issue, involving beliefs, politics, laywers, etc., etc...

7lw7 wrote on February 27, 2013 at 9:02 am

N-G: Any idea when the House might actually vote on this?