Marriage Equality in Illinois Finally?
On the night that Illinois’s equal marriage rights bill went down to ignominious defeat, the Gay Liberation Network’s Bob Schwartz interviews GLN co-founder Andy Thayer, who came direct from the statehouse to the CAN TV studio. They discuss the bill just an hour before its epic fail.
Examined in particular are House Speaker Mike Madigan’s role in debacle and the failed strategy of relying on backroom deal-making to win civil rights.
Originally broadcast May 31, 2013