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Hawaii May Move Before Illinois On Same Sex Marriage

Wed, 13 Nov 2013 11:36:57 CST
By: AP

When lawmakers voted this month to approve gay marriage in Illinois, the state was set to become the 15th in the nation to legalize same-sex weddings. Now Illinois may become the 16th state. That's because Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie is expected to sign legislation legalizing gay marriage in that state. Same-sex marriages are set to begin in the island state on Dec. 2. Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has said he'll sign his state's measure during a special ceremony in Chicago on Nov. 20. Gay marriages will begin in Illinois in June.

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