Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel told CNN he hopes Illinois will follow New York’s decision to legalize gay marriage.
USA today reports:
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel jumped into the same-sex marriage debate, saying he hopes the state of Illinois will follow New York and legalize marriage for gay couples.
President Obama’s former chief of staff told CNN that same-sex marriage is a “significant issue.”
“I would hope that the state would move in that direction,” Emanuel said in the interview that aired Wednesday. “Tremendous progress has been made across the country on a value statement and I think that’s very important.”
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