The Illinois Senate has scrapped plans to vote this week on a controversial ban on certain types of guns as well as a proposal to legalize gay marriage.
Senate Democrat leaders announced Thursday they did not have enough votes to pass their measures on the two issues.
"It is clear that we will need bipartisan support in order to take floor votes on gun safety and marriage equality this week. We will take some time to work on these important issues to advance them in the near future," the Senate Democratic caucus said in a statement Thursday afternoon.
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