Illinois voters think gay couples should be allowed to get married.  That's according to a recent poll conducted by the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute.  Forty-three percent of the respondents say the same sex couples should have marriage rights.  That's up about 10-percnet compared to the Institute's poll two years ago.  

Thirty-one percent think Civil Unions is good enough, which the couples already have in Illinois.  Several lawmakers proposed a plan to legalize gay marriage during the spring session earlier this year but they never called it for a vote.  

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