Illinois lawmakers send governor bill making state largest in heartland to allow gay marriage

  • Article by: KERRY LESTER , Associated Press
  • Updated: November 5, 2013 - 6:50 PM

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois lawmakers on Tuesday positioned their state to become the largest in the heartland to allow gay marriage, finally pushing the measure through the House after months of arduous lobbying in President Barack Obama's home state.

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