***Update: As expected, the bill passed the committee and will reach the House floor.***
***Update x 2: The bill passed 4-3 along party lines. Sigh. GOP, preventing this is not conservative policy.***
Correction: I discussed the marriage bill filed by Rep. Harris a few weeks ago and wondered what had happened to the civil unions scheme. The answer to my own question was: Nothing happened to the civil union bill. Both were filed. Makes sense.
Now: In fact, today the Youth & Family Committee is debating the civil unions bill which has been so close to passing in the past. You may remember this committee as the one that the ‘Pro-Family’ advocates lambasted because a gay man was chosen to head the committee. Keep an ear open to discover how it turns out.
Also, the LDS Church in Illinois isn’t missing a beat, reminding us that if the bill passes, the world will indeed turn into Ron Jeremy’s dreamland…
This will empower the public schools to begin teaching this lifestyle to our young children regardless of parental requests otherwise. It will also create grounds for rewriting all social mores