Will Rhode Island or Illinois Be 10th State for Marriage Equality?

Written by scott on January 8th, 2013

Will Rhode Island or Illinois Be 10th State for Marriage Equality?The race to become the tenth state to provide marriage equality for same-sex couples is underway, with Rhode Island and Illinois running neck-and-neck.

Marriage equality bills were launched in both states’ legislatures last week.

In Illinois, a marriage equality bill passed its first vote–in a Senate Executive Committee–8 to 5. But, with a new legislative session set to begin Wednesday, January 9, supporters decided to “go back to square one” rather than try to rush votes in the lame duck legislature.

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