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Illinois Gov To Sign Bill On Nov. 20th

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn will sign the marriage equality bill on November 20th.
The governor announced Thursday that he will sign the bill at the University of Illinois at Chicago in a 3:30 p.m. ceremony. The Legislature passed the measure Tuesday. Quinn is a longtime same-sex marriage supporter. The Chicago Democrat says he's looking forward to signing the legislation and "celebrating a big step forward with the people of Illinois." The University of Illinois at Chicago was recently named by Campus Pride Index as one of the top 25 campuses across the country for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students. The ceremony is free and open to the public.

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