OP-ED: Time for Illinois to pass marriage equality bill
Is marriage equality finally going to become a reality in Illinois?
On Feb. 27, the Illinois House Executive Committee gave the green light to a bill that would legalize same-sex marriage in our state. However, the bill must now go for a full House vote — and pass — before Gov. Pat Quinn can sign it (a supporter of marriage equality, he has promised to sign the bill into law when given the opportunity).