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.

 

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-Rhode Island Backs Poison Pill Amendment That Establishes Marriage Equality

By: Saturday March 16, 2013 7:45 am

In an unexpected move the National Organization for Marriage in Rhode Island, the organization dedicated to barring same-sex couples from civil marriage, is now backing a proposed state constitutional amendment that would not only legalize marriage for same-sex couples, but enshrine that right in the state’s constitution.

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