Illinois Rep. Sandack affirms 'yes' on equal marriage bill

Sun. May 5, 2013 6:09 AM by Windy City Media Group

gln's andy thayer introduces rep. ron sandack

photo credit // kate sosin/windy city times
Downer's Grove, IL - Anti-gay protesters in Downers Grove more than doubled LGBTs and allies at a rally outside Rep. Ron Sandack's office May 4, but the Republican told crowds that his vote on the state's equal marriage bill was a firm "yes."

More than 200 rallied against SB10, which would legalize same-sex marriage, in a demonstration organized by the Illinois Family Institute (IFI), an anti-gay group working against the bill.

Approximately 75 equal marriage supporters attended a counter protest organized by The Civil Rights Agenda and Gay Liberation Network.

The demonstration was the third face off between opposing sides in three weeks.

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