Illinois Senator calls marriage equality ‘discrimination’

Illinois State Senator Kyle McCarter

Illinois State Senator Kyle McCarter


The Illinois Senate’s historic Thursday passage of a bill that would bring marriage equality to the land of Lincoln made for a special reason to celebrate on Valentine’s Day for many but one Republican state lawmaker, State Sen. Kyle McCarter, was outraged by the actions of his peers.

He took to Facebook Thursday evening to decry the state Senate’s 34-21 vote affirming the marriage bill as “damage done to the state.”To redefine marriage is discriminatory towards those who hold the sincerely held religious belief that it is a sacred institution between a man & a woman,” McCarter wrote Thursday.

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