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Voted NO on ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment

Legislative Summary & OnTheIssues notes: Provides for the ratification of the proposed equal rights amendment (ERA) to the US Constitution.The ERA says:
  1. Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the US or by any state on account of sex.
  2. The Congress shall have the power to enforce the provisions of this article.
  3. This amendment shall take effect two years after the date of ratification.
Legislative Outcome: Passed Senate 39-11 on May 22; Sen. Jim Oberweis voted NAY; bill then died in House committee.
Source: Illinois legislative voting records: SJRCA 75 , May 22, 2014

Voted no on state-level same-sex marriage

Oberweis voted NAY on SB 10, a bill to Authorize Same-Sex Marriage (Concurrence Vote Passed Senate, 32 - 21)

VoteSmart Synopsis: Vote to concur with House amendments and pass a bill that authorizes same-sex marriage.

Source: VoteSmart 2013-2014 Illinois state legislative records , Nov 5, 2013

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