He has a history of speaking out against same-sex marriage because of his religious beliefs. He's introduced a bill to pretty much wipe the state's Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act from the books.
He wants to return the definition of marriage in Illinois to between a man and woman. The bill which was signed into law last fall, takes effect in June. Calls to Senator McCarter were not returned.
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