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Illinois Republican Chairman Pat Brady is in Hot Water for Vocally Supporting Marriage Equality

THIS TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2013, is the last and final big vote for Marriage Equality in Illinois. It has successfully passed the Senate, and Tuesday the House will vote. 

 The majority of Illinoisans are hoping that their state legislature
will move to legalize same-sex marriage this year — and are more
passionate in that belief than opponents of such legislation.

In a Crain’s/Ipsos poll of 600 Illinois adults, 50 percent of respondents supported the marriage equality bill that the state Senate approved last week.
On the other side of the issue, only 29 percent of respondents opposed
the bill, while 20 percent said they were unsure or had mixed feelings
about the issue.

HOWEVER, Republicans in positions of power ARE NOT ALLOWED to be pro-Marriage Equality!  HOW CRAZY IS THAT??

Just last month, Illinois Republican Chairman Pat Brady started calling on lawmakers to support marriage equality.
At the time, Brady said: “Giving gay and lesbian couples the freedom to
get married honors the best conservative principles. It strengthens
families and reinforces a key Republican value – that the law should
treat all citizens equally.”

Now the shit has hit the fan!
Many Republicans are calling for his resignation. Even NOM demanded Brady step down from his post.

Brady received a phone call in which he was told GOP leaders plan to meet next month to discuss his possible removal. The phone call Friday afternoon
informed him that party bosses are calling a special meeting at which
they’ll discuss why Brady publicly bucked the party line on same-sex
marriage, as well as other issues such as fundraising, Brady said.

Brady  spoke to Crain’s Chicago Busine about the news:

 When Brady was asked if he’s willing to
change his mind on the issue, he said “Absolutely not. The more and more I talk to people, the more I’m
convinced. (Allowing same-sex marriage) is the right thing to do.”

The GOP meeting is scheduled to take place March 9. Brady said the March 9 special meeting will only reinforce a negative
image of the GOP as a party of “old white guys,” though he said he’ll respect the process.

URGENT !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

On Monday, February 25th, Republicans are being urged to call the Capital Switch Board  217-782-2000  and they are supposed to urge them to vote against the homosexual “marriage” bill!  

We  must call in SUPPORT OF THE BILL!

Republicans are also urged to call 217-525-0011  and voice that Brady needs to resign.

WE MUST CALL and PRAISE  BRADY for his stand on Marriage Equality.

PLEASE CALL MONDAY!!

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