TRIBUNE: Gay marriage, assault weapons ban votes delayed in IL Senate

 

The Illinois Senate left the State Capitol later today without voting on measures to legalize gay marriage and outlaw assault weapons, leaving the fate of those controversial issues in doubt.

 

A committee advanced the same-sex marriage bill late this afternoon, but the sponsor acknowledged she did not have enough votes to win approval on the Senate floor.

 

Read More: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/politics/clout/chi-gay-marriage-assault-weapons-ban-votes-delayed-in-illinois-senate-20130103,0,6351516.story

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