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History to be made in Rhode Island

Timothy Kincaid

April 23rd, 2013

Freedom to Marry is reporting that a new threshold is about to be crossed.

Today all five Republicans in the Rhode Island Senate announced their support for S38, the marriage bill to end the statewide exclusion of same-sex couples from marriage, and their intention to vote for it on the floor. The bill passed easily in the Rhode Island House of Representatives in January, and the state’s Senate Judiciary Committee is expected to hold a vote on it today. This will be the first time ever that a party caucus in a legislative branch — Republican or Democratic — will have voted unanimously in favor of freedom to marry legislation.

If the National Organization declares war on these Republicans – and they will – they are going to seem even less relevant in New England than they already do.

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Lindoro Almaviva
April 23rd, 2013 | LINK

And I hope NOM does declare war on them, and I hope they will call their bluff, because the issue is that NOM will not stop until a politician goes head to head with them, calls their bluff and serves them their heads on a silver platter and their asses bruised.

Hell, I’ll provide the recording of Salome’s Dance of the seven veils or if they prefer, Rite of Spring.

Bryan
April 23rd, 2013 | LINK

This news is especially delicious when you take into account the the Senate President and Senate Majority Leader, both Democrats, oppose the bill and have tried to impede its passage. Really puts the pressure on RI Dems to be on the right side of history.

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