Kirk announces support for same-sex marriage

Published 04/02 2013 06:20PM

Updated 04/02 2013 06:21PM

SPRINGFIELD -- An influential Illinois republican is standing up for same-sex marriage. Senator Mark Kirk announced his support on his blog.

Kirk's support comes as the state House considers a bill making Illinois the 10th state to legalize it. Sponsors of the bill have said it doesn't' quite have the votes to pass just yet.

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