"And then the next step is, one could argue the most dangerous, is the growth in government to now do those services," Gilligan added. "Is that the society we want in the quest for redefinition of marriage? I don’t know. We’re concerned about the answer to that question."
Robert Gilligan, executive director of the Catholic Conference of Illinois, said his perspective on the matter may be a bit jaded because of what happened to the Catholic foster care system in Illinois just a few years ago.