Illinois House Fails to Vote on Marriage Equality as Some Lawmakers Ask for More Time on Issue

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Rep. Greg Harris, the sponsor of Illinois' marriage equality bill, just made an emotional statement on the Illinois House floor announcing that no vote would be taken because several lawmakers have asked for more time.

The statement elicited boos and shouts of disapproval from the gallery...

Said Harris: "I apologize to the families who were hoping to wake up tomorrow as full and equal citizens."

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Posted May 31, 2013 at 8:19pm ETC by Andy Towle
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