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Illinois Gay Marriage: Greg Harris, State Rep, Eyes Lame Duck Session For Latest Push

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In this Thursday, May 10, 2012 file photo, Trenton Garris, right, joins other demonstrators showing their support for President Barack Obama as he visits the Paramount Theater one day after announcing his support for same sex marriage, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Kevin P. Casey)
In this Thursday, May 10, 2012 file photo, Trenton Garris, right, joins other demonstrators showing their support for President Barack Obama as he visits the Paramount Theater one day after announcing his support for same sex marriage, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Kevin P. Casey)

Story by Kate Sosin, courtesy of Windy City Times:

Gay state Rep. Greg Harris has a message for LGBTs and their allies: start calling your Illinois lawmakers and telling them you support marriage equality.

Harris, who introduced a marriage equality bill (Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act) in February, says it is only a matter of time before the bill is up for a vote, and that time could come sooner than expected.

"We have some opportunities to move legislation in the veto session and we just need to be prepared," said Harris.

Read the whole story here.

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