"I congratulate members of the
Illinois General Assembly for approving legislation that will
finally protect Illinoisans from discrimination on the basis of
sexual orientation. I would like to commend the sponsors of this
important legislation, Senator Carol Ronen and Representative Larry
McKeon, for all of their hard-fought efforts."
"This truly is a landmark day in
Illinois. This legislation sends a clear message that we will not
allow our citizens to be discriminated against. I look forward to
signing this bill."
[News release from the