The Civil Rights Agenda http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Ill. Same-Sex Marriage Sponsor Facing Backlash http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/ill-same-sex-marriage-sponsor-facing-backlash <p>The sponsor of same-sex marriage legislation is facing a backlash for not calling it for a vote before the&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Illinois General Assembly adjourned on Friday.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Gay rights activists praised Rep. Greg Harris in 2011 for helping pass civil unions. Some of those same activists are now criticizing him.</p> Mon, 03 Jun 2013 14:48:25 +0000 Illinois Public Radio 27001 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Ill. Same-Sex Marriage Sponsor Facing Backlash