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Illinois Family Institute = Illinois Fascist Institute: Dinner Gala for State Anti-Gay Marriage Amendment Draws Protesters

Anti-IFI[permalink]Under large banners proclaiming "Opposing Equal Rights is BIGOTRY” and "Gay Marriage is Our Right," about 30 pro-gay protesters, including members of the Gay Liberation Network, the Chicagoland Anarchist Network, ANSWER, and other allies, demonstrated against the Illinois "Family" Institute at the Columbia Yacht Club.

On June 10th, the IFI was holding a $100-per-plate fundraiser aboard the "Spirit of Artemis" to promote an Illinois constitutional amendment that would ban equal access to marriage by same-sex couples. By protesters' estimates, some 60 people passed through the protest to attend the event. Read more.

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