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Topic - Andy Thayer
"What changed? It was the people that forced this bill onto the agenda for this fall veto session, not the politicians and insiders," Mr. Thayer said. "It was the explicit threat of political retribution to those in Springfield who stood in our way or only half-heartedly supported equal rights."
"Just two weeks ago this bill was widely seen as dead in the water for this fall veto session," said Gay Liberation Network co-founder Andy Thayer, who helped organize a rally Tuesday night.