CHICAGO — Republican legislators in Illinois are calling for the resignation of Pat Brady, chairman of the state Republican Party, after his public support of a failed bill to legalize same-sex “marriage.”
“Pat Brady is a total disgrace,” said Bobbie Peterson, a Republican state central committeewoman from Beecher, Ill., according to Chicago public radio station WBEZ.
“[W]hat’s coming out of his mouth is not what the Illinois Republican Party is about.”
The controversy began earlier this month, when a bill was introduced during the lame-duck period of the Illinois Congress to legalize same-sex “marriage” before the Jan. 9 end of the legislative session.
While the bill passed a...READ MORE