USA, Illinois: Governor Signs Marriage Equality Bill

Written by scott on November 21st, 2013

Illinois Governor Pat QuinnIllinois Governor Pat Quinn signed the marriage equality bill into law yesterday.

Queerty reports:

Symbolism matters. That’s why it means a lot that Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn signed the state’s marriage equality law at the desk Abraham Lincoln used to write his first presidential inaugural address. About 3,000 people watched as Quinn made Illinois the 16th state to legalize marriage equality. “This new law is an epic victory for equal rights in America,” Quinn said. “We are a model for our country. If the Land of Lincoln can achieve marriage equality, so can every other state in the nation.”

Sixteen states down, thirty six to go. Which one will be next? My money’s on New Mexico.

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1 Comments so far ↓

  1. Robin says:

    Well, New Mexico will surely be next. It would be weird for the NM Supreme Court not to rule in our favor.

    The question is, which one is after that…

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