State News
6:43 am
Tue September 24, 2013

Gay marriage advocates lobbying House Republicans

A bill to legalize gay marriage in Illinois will be waiting for lawmakers when they head back to Springfield next month. The bill already passed the State Senate, but is stuck in the House. Now, proponents are in the midst of a lobbying campaign targeted at an unlikely group of lawmakers: House Republicans. But as Illinois Public Radio's Alex Keefe reports, there are big hurdles to getting GOP representatives to vote yes.