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Historic vote approves gay marriage in Illinois

By on November 6, 2013 at 11:09 am

Tuesday was a monumental day in Illinois state history as lawmakers voted to approve marriage for same-sex couples. Thousands sat in anticipation by their computers as they waited for the votes to come down and the news to break. Governor Pat Quinn is expected to sign the bill into law, which will make Illinois the 15th state to legalize gay marriage. We want to know how you feel about this hot topic, please share your opinion in the Republic-Times poll below!

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Teryn Schaefer

Teryn was born and raised in Waterloo, growing up watching local sports and Mon-Clair baseball. She is a graduate of the University of Missouri Journalism School and loves cheering on her Tigers any chance she gets.