Sponsors of a bill that would legalize equal marriage in Illinois might be short the 60 votes needed despite a Democratic House majority, but the bill is picking up Republican support.
Two Republican Reps. will vote for SB10, the Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act.
Ron Sandack (R-21) Ed Sullivan Jr. (R-51) will vote "yes" on equal marriage, they announced.
Sandack, who previously told Naperville Patch he did not support moving past civil unions, told Windy City Times that he believes SB10 respects families and protects religious freedom.
Read More at our media partners Windy City MediaKate Sosin, Windy City Times