An ad produced by Gov. Bruce Rauner’s campaign depicts Democrats JB Pritzker and House Speaker Mike Madigan getting married in an “unholy union,” in which the officiant pronounces Illinois “f*****” due to tax increases and corruption. [screenshot courtesy of Bruce Rauner on YouTube]

Same-sex marriage became legal in Illinois with an act of the General Assembly nearly five years ago, on Nov. 5, 2013, prompting gay rights advocates to hail the state as a leader that would prompt other states to follow suit.

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