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Illinois lawmakers vote to allow gay marriages

There are 45 comments on the Northern Michigan News story from Nov 5, 2013, titled Illinois lawmakers vote to allow gay marriages. In it, Northern Michigan News reports that:

Historic votes Tuesday in the Illinois Legislature positioned that state to become the largest in the heartland to legalize gay marriage, following months of arduous lobbying efforts by both sides in President Barack Obama's home state.

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x2WAKE

Park Hills, MO

#42 Nov 8, 2013
We need laws to be voed on by the people. Not by representatives that decise for their own personal gains.We should have the honors to at leas vote for the things that actually effect us the public.

“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#43 Nov 8, 2013
x2WAKE wrote:
I never got to vote why not allow public to vote???WE WOULD LIKE TO VOTE. WHAT GOOD IS IT TO OST AN OPINION??? I WOULD LIKE T VOTE THE SERIOUSNESS OF MY WELL BEING and vote for rel.
Sure you did; you got to vote for your representative & senator just like everyone else.

That's how our REPRESENTATIVE form of government works.

“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#44 Nov 8, 2013
x2WAKE wrote:
We need laws to be voed on by the people. Not by representatives that decise for their own personal gains.We should have the honors to at leas vote for the things that actually effect us the public.
Then why bother electing state legislators?

“Equality marches on! ”

Since: Apr 08

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#45 Nov 8, 2013
x2WAKE wrote:
We need laws to be voed on by the people. Not by representatives that decise for their own personal gains.We should have the honors to at leas vote for the things that actually effect us the public.
Good God, did you even make it through 8th grade "Government" class? You uneducated trolls are a total trip.

“Romans 13: 8-10”

Since: Feb 08

Oklahoma City, OK

#46 Nov 11, 2013
x2WAKE wrote:
We need laws to be voed on by the people. Not by representatives that decise for their own personal gains.We should have the honors to at leas vote for the things that actually effect us the public.
Right...did we "vote" for women to vote? To end slavery or Jim Crow? No, you do not get to vote on the rights of other people.
And you're not affected IN THE SLIGHTEST by gay couples having their right to marry recognized.

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