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Protesters spar over marriage bill in three suburbs

The fight over legalizing same-sex marriage in Illinois escalated May 11 as protesters on both sides of the issue targeted three suburban representatives.

For the fourth week in a row, demonstrators yielding signs, banners and speakers faced off over SB 10, a bill that would bring equal marriage to Illinois.

The day saw three different demonstrations, organized by anti-gay group the Illinois Family Institute (IF). Groups of pro-LGBT counter protesters confronted them at two of the rallies.

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