The State of Illinois does not sell marriage licenses to trees<quoted text>
Here is a simple explanation of the difference;
A fruit tree bearing fruit.
A fruit tree not bearing fruit for some reason.
A nut tree who never bears fruit wanting to be a fruit tree.
A nut tree hanging fruit on it's branches pretending to be a fruit tree.
Any more questions?
Your first step to equality is to strip your branches and start your own pride parade