Skip to comments.Business leaders come out in support of gay marriage in Illinois
Posted on 01/14/2013 7:41:31 AM PST by ConservativeStatement
Dozens of Illinois business leaders and several companies publicly endorsed gay marriage Sunday in an attempt to reignite the issue after a proposed bill failed to get traction in Springfield this month.
State lawmakers aren't scheduled to be at the Capitol much until early February, and sponsors of a measure to grant gay and lesbian couples the freedom to marry are likely to need some time to win over dozens of rookie colleagues. But in an open letter issued Sunday, business executives stated their case to lawmakers that marriage equality would strengthen the Illinois workforce and boost economic development.
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Also: "In addition to Chicago's Cardinal Francis George and other Catholic bishops across the state, a coalition of Muslims, Mormons, Missouri Synod Lutherans and conservative Anglicans urged Illinois lawmakers not to extend marriage to same-sex couples."
Ya don’t think the businesses would do it to increase sales do ya?
Why does EVERTHING have to revolve around the $?
Same Sex Sodomy will not attract new business to IllAnnoy at any rate sufficient to overcome its reputation as an extreme anti-business environment.
Tolerance I understand, but changing the Windy City into the Fire and Brimstone City is just not good city planning.
Glad I cheer for the Sox.
Time to eat at Chic-fil-A again.