Latino leaders say legalizing gay marriage will strengthen the family unit. Twenty-three of them penned a letter to lawmakers yesterday, asking them to support the proposal. Former Chicago City Clerk Miguel Del Valle is among the group of leaders who say allowing gay couples to get married is "the right thing to do."
There's still some concern about whether the House has enough votes to pass the bill. A vote could come as early as tomorrow. It has already passed the Illinois Senate, and Governor Quinn says he will sign the legislation.