Civil Unions In Illinois: With Quinn In, Could State See Civil Unions Before Christmas? (HuffingtonPost)
As the campaign season drew to a close for Governor Pat Quinn, he publicly vowed to fight for civil unions--whether he was elected or not.
Now, Quinn is in for a full term, and some predict a vote to recognize civil unions among same-sex couples will happen soon.
"I think we're awfully darned close," Rep. Greg Harris told the Chicago Sun-Times. Every year, the openly gay Harris sponsors two bills in the House-- one legalizing civil unions, and the other for gay marriage.
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