Black pastors disagree over gay marriage by CNN published on 2013-06-20T01:19:26Z There is a fight over gay marriage taking place in Illinois. But the battle is not centered in the courts or the state legislature. It’s happening in pews, at African-American churches. The black vote is proving crucial to the effort to legalize gay marriage in the state, and that’s exposing a rift among some African-Americans. Black religious leaders are speaking out on both sides of the issue. CNN’s Nova Safo reports from Chicago.