Durbin supports calls for repeal of Defense of Marriage Act
Some U.S Senators will be looking to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act this year.
The law prohibits federal recognition of same-sex marriages.
Ill. Democratic Senator Dick Durbin says he wants it repealed as it relates to federal benefits.
"I believe that we should have marriage equality in this county, that we should treat people fairly, that we should not discriminate against them in this circumstance," said Durbin.