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Mon Dec 24, 2012, 06:01 AM

Over 250 Illinois clergy people endorse IL gay marriage bill

More than 250 Illinois clergy most of them in the Chicago area have endorsed a gay marriage bill that could come up for a vote in Springfield before Jan. 9.

On Sunday, rabbis and pastors from denominations that support gay rights in varying degrees unveiled a declaration supporting equality for same-sex couples. Fostering faith, justice and compassion is a key component of their jobs, they said.

"Standing on these beliefs, we think that it is morally just to grant equal opportunities and responsibilities to loving, committed same-sex couples," the declaration stated. "There can be no justification for the law treating people differently on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity."

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-clergy-endorse-gay-marraige-20121224,0,1644250.story

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Mon Dec 24, 2012, 06:07 AM

1. du rec. nt

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Mon Dec 24, 2012, 07:16 AM

2. still have`t found a list anywhere on line....

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