Google
Gayapolis
Web
 

 

Welcome!
 
Username:

Password:


Register Now

Site Navigation

gay news News

gay directory Directory

gay travel Travel

gay weddings Weddings

gay real estate Real Estate

gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender people People

free gay personals Personals

gay careers Careers

email Gayapolis Email Us

Gayapolis Home Page Home

 

 


USA, Illinois: New Poll Shows Majority Support for Marriage Equality on Eve of March
Marriage equality news just keeps rolling in. We have a new poll out of Illinois which shows strong support for the pending marriage equality bill there.

Chicago Pride reports:

A new statewide poll released Monday--just one day before the March on Springfield for Marriage Equality--shows a dramatic majority of registered likely voters support for the freedom to marry in Illinois. A strong majority of 52 percent of Illinois voters support legalizing marriage for gay and lesbian couples, and the figure grew to 54 percent support when pollsters shared information about the summer's U.S. Supreme Court ruling that overturned federal restrictions against recognizing same-sex marriages.


The new poll comes out days before the planned veto session, and on the eve of a planned rally in Springfield for marriage equality.

The Daily Illini reports:

Organizations and allies in support of Illinois marriage equality have scheduled a march in Springfield for Oct. 22 in order to coincide with the Illinois State Legislature's opening day of the fall veto session. The March in Springfield for Marriage Equality is meant to be a push for marriage equality in the state of Illinois. Participants are hoping for the same-sex marriage bill, SB 10, to be passed by the House. "For me, it's both about showing support for marriage equality and a chance for the movement and its allies to come together for public support," said Tracy Baim, co-chair and co-founder of the event. "It's really about coming together to reinspire and re-energize people for the work ahead."


Will the victory in New Jersey today light a fire under Illinois lawmakers? 
Click Here to Return to the Gayapolis News Section

Published on:  October 21, 2013


Most Recent Articles on Gayapolis.com:

Featured Gay Friendly Accommodations: Modern World, Palm Beach, Aruba - October 31, 2014
The Last Lesbian Bar in San Francisco is Closing - October 31, 2014
Flying Surrounded By Sky - October 31, 2014
Gay Travel: Paris on Instagram - October 31, 2014
Gay Travel: Vancouver Selfie Spots for Gay Tourists - October 31, 2014
Featured Gay Friendly Real Estate Agent: Brian Elder, Toronto, Ontario, Canada - October 31, 2014
Half of Midtown NYC's Super Luxury Condos Sit Vacant - October 31, 2014
The Upside to San Francisco Gentrification - October 31, 2014
London Presents Sir Ian McKellan with 'Freedom of the City' - October 31, 2014
17 Year Old Texas Gay Teen Beaten by Group of Peers - October 31, 2014

Sign up for free daily news updates from Gayapolis

 

 

 

advertising: 

 


Home - News - Directory - Travel - Weddings - Real-Estate - People - Careers - My Account - Log Out
Linking to Gayapolis - Web Site Services - About Gayapolis - Contact Us - Advertising Information - Usage/Privacy Policy
Purple Roofs Travel Directory - Purple Unions Wedding Directory - Gay Realty Network - Mi Casa Su Casa Home Trade - Mongoose On The Loose Web Design
Contents ©2000-2008 Gayapolis, Inc.