Another lawmaker on the fence expressed support in a newspaper opinion piece Tuesday. Democratic state Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth says she believes it’s a matter of equality.
Lawmakers return to Springfield on Tuesday.
Advocates say that momentum is building for a same-sex marriage vote, particularly with lobbying by House Speaker Michael Madigan.
A bill allowing gay marriage passed the Senate, but wasn’t called for a House vote earlier in the year. The House sponsor said he didn’t have the votes then.
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