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02/21/2013

Yesterday's anti-gay rally in Illinois: Weak crowd lacking in diversity

by Jeremy Hooper

This is the Illinois Family Institute's very own photo. Click for the full size version:

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Despite the IFI's claims of thousands, most local reports put the number in the hundreds range. Even the IFI's own ardent supporters seem disappointed by the turnout:

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This for a rally that the IFI has been promoting for weeks on end, on an issue that state conservatives supposedly consider to be of utmost importance. It's hard to see this as anything but a failure. For them, I mean.

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