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05/30/2013

In Chicago, POTUS' support for equality mimics regional pizza crusts: both run deep

by Jeremy Hooper

President Obama wants to remind you that he "deeply supports" full equality. Latest comments come from and apply to Illinois:

Here in Illinois, we’ve got a vote on same-sex marriage that’s going to be coming up in the state legislature. And I just want to say for the record it’s something that I deeply support,” Obama said at the event held to raise money for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.
FULL: Obama “Absolutely Convinced” Illinois Lawmakers Should Pass Marriage Equality Bill [BuzzFeed]

The state legislature has only two days (!) to pass the marriage bill this session. Come on, lawmakers! Illinois pride parade floats are so much more festive when they celebrate the gains rather than bemoan the delayed inevitabilities.

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