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11/30/2010

Full equality is the cure, but here's a def. positive step for Ill gays

by Jeremy Hooper

Illinois-State-FlagIllinois gays are one step closer to being one step closer to being equal citizens:

After about an hour of discussion, the Illinois House on Tuesday evening approved legislation legalizing civil unions.
Illinois House Passes Civil Unions Bill [NBC Chicago]

The bill is expected to easily pass the Senate, and Gov. Pat Quinn (D) has stated that he'll sign. That is unless Santa is more responsive to the anti-LGBT crowd's "Harumph!" and "but, but, but..." wishes than we'd anticipated.

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