Brown Poll: Support for Pot Legalization in Rhode Island

By: Friday April 11, 2014 7:07 pm

Marijuana legalization has substantial support from young voters.


NOM Rewards Two-Time Loser Chris Plante With Plum Job

By: Sunday September 22, 2013 7:00 pm

What do you do with an employee who failed to stop Washington state from becoming one of the first in the nation to approve a marriage equality law at the ballot box in 2012, and then in 2013 failed to stop the passage of another marriage equality law in his own home state of Rhode Island?

Catholic Bishop of Providence Leaves Democratic Party, But Not Over Marriage Equality

By: Wednesday August 14, 2013 2:00 pm

In short, Bishop Tobin was so opposed to marriage equality that he was willing to lie about the reach of Supreme Court decisions, back a ridiculous poison pill amendment, and say that marriage equality would not just hurt the state of Rhode Island but injure one’s personal relationship with God.

Yet Bishop Tobin’s loathing of marriage equality and Democrats’ support of it wasn’t enough to prompt him to leave the Democratic Party.

Homophobic Rhode Island Senators Take a Pathetic Last Jab at Gays

By: Thursday July 4, 2013 3:30 pm

How sad to see Rhode Island state senators reducing themselves to ankle-biting.

Attending Gay Weddings May Turn Off God and Cause Scandal

By: Saturday May 4, 2013 12:20 pm

Shun your gay loved ones on their most important day or you and God may end up on the rocks. Worse yet, there may be talk in the village.

NOM-RI: “Rhode Island is not that big a deal”

By: Friday May 3, 2013 6:00 pm

Apparently the joke is on anyone who gave time or treasure to National Organization for Marriage in Rhode Island, the group that has spent the past five years trying to block passage of Rhode Island’s new marriage equality law.

Rhode Island’s Gov. Chafee Signs Marriage Equality Bill as Delaware Senate Prepares to Take Final Vote

By: Friday May 3, 2013 5:55 am

“To our LGBT family members, friends, and neighbors: at long last, you are free to marry the person you love.“ With these words, Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee signed the Rhode Island marriage equality bill into law on Thursday evening.

The Excitement Is Palpable in Rhode Island

By: Tuesday April 30, 2013 7:15 pm

The excitement is palpable in Rhode Island as marriage equality advocates look towards Thursday, when Gov. Lincoln Chafee will sign the marriage equality bill into law.

MassResistance Trashes National Organization for Marriage

By: Friday April 26, 2013 4:32 pm

In a scathing blog post written the day after Rhode Island became the tenth marriage equality state, the radical-right anti-gay organization MassResistance takes National Organization for Marriage to task for “drop[ping] the ball” in the effort to keep marriage discriminatory.

Unanimous Support for Marriage Equality by Rhode Island State Senate Republican Caucus

By: Tuesday April 23, 2013 7:35 am

The timing couldn’t be better. Just hours before the Judiciary Committee of the Rhode Island state Senate is scheduled to vote on the marriage equality bill (S38), the Senate Republic Caucus has announced their unanimous support for marriage equality.

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