The Illinois Senate and House approved a gay-marriage bill yesterday, and Gov. Pat Quinn has said he will sign it into law. Illinois would become the 15th state to legalize same-sex marriage. The law would go into effect on June 1 next year. 



 

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The Illinois Senate and House approved a gay-marriage bill yesterday, and Gov. Pat Quinn has said he will sign it into law. Illinois would become the 15th state to legalize same-sex marriage. The law would go into effect on June 1 next year. 

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