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Chafee’s inaugural hope

Timothy Kincaid

January 4th, 2011

In his inauguration speech today, onetime Republican Senator and newly elected Independent Governor Lincoln Chafee included the following comments:

And I would hope that Rhode Island will catch up to her New England neighbors and pass a bill to establish marriage equality. I urge our general Assembly to quickly consider and adopt this legislation. When marriage equality is the law in Rhode Island, we honor our forefathers who risked their lives and fortune in the pursuit of human equality.

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Tony P
January 4th, 2011 | LINK

Yeah, I got to speak to him about a year ago. I thanked him for his support and wished him the best in his run for governor.

Lindoro Almaviva
January 4th, 2011 | LINK

Damn, those “elitist liberals” from New England certainly know a thing or 2 about equality. Funny how they are the ones who are labeled elitists but those who want to enshrine discrimination in the law are the ones who are ‘fighting for the people”.

just saying…

JFE
January 5th, 2011 | LINK

I love this guy. I can’t wait for more Independents/Republicans like him to follow.

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