Illinois Legalizes Gay Marriage

Gay Marriage Legalized in Illinois

The Prairie State is the 16th state to allow gay couples to marry

by Slate, November 21, 2013

Illinois Legalizes Gay Marriage

Illinois Legalizes Gay Marriage

On Wednesday, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed into law a bill legalizing gay marriage, making Illinois the 16th state to do so. The governor’s signature comes after the state legislature passed the bill earlier this month. Even with the governor signing off on the measure, however, it is not set to take effect until June 1.

Read it at Slate.

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