Rhode Island, USA: Marriage Equality Bill Introduced in Legislature

Written by scott on January 3rd, 2013

gay marriage, marriage equality, same sex marriage, bill, rhode islandRhode Island lawmakers introduced a measure on Thursday that would make the state the 10th in the nation and the last in New England to legalize same-sex marriage.

Sponsors of the proposal tried to move through similar legislation in 2011, but met with opposition and were forced to change the bill to allow civil unions only.

Representative Gordon Fox, an openly gay co-sponsor of the bill, said after being elected House speaker this week that he intended to bring the marriage issue to the House floor before the end of January.

Authored By Daniel Lovering – See the Full Story at The Huffington Post

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