Civil Union Bill To Be Signed Today In Illinois….
llinois Governor Pat Quinn on Monday will sign a bill that offers gay and lesbian couples many of the benefits of marriage.
Quinn will sign the bill in front of a capacity crowd at 4PM at the Chicago Cultural Center in Chicago’s Loop. Over a thousand people are expected to attend the signing ceremony.
Lawmakers approved the legislation during last month’s lame-duck session of the Legislature. The law will go into effect on July 1, 2011.