CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago Cardinal Francis George says a vote to legalize gay marriage in Illinois was “no enormous surprise,” but says the bill was “bad legislation.”
The head of the Archdiocese of Chicago tells the Chicago Sun-Times that “we’ve lived with bad laws before.”
He says thinks the measure will “change the nature of our society over a period of time.”
He spoke to the newspaper at Holy Name Cathedral.
Illinois lawmakers voted Tuesday to legalize same-sex marriage in Illinois. The governor has said he’ll sign the bill.
If that happens, Illinois will become the 15th state in the country to legalize same-sex marriage.