Illinois Governor Pat Quinn to Sign Civil Union Bill This Afternoon

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Governor Pat Quinn will sign the Illinois civil unions bill at a ceremony this afternoon. Yesterday State Rep. Deb Mell, who you may recall gave a passionate speech on the House floor during which she announced her engagement, stopped in a t WGN to talk about the historic signing.

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Quinn's office has been publicizing the signing for a week and expects at least 1,000 people to turn out at the Chicago Cultural Center at 4 pm.