Topic: Same-sex marriage

Academics, religious leaders and advocates on both sides of the debate gathered for a panel discussion on same-sex marriage legalization.

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Sparks fly at same-sex marriage discussion

April 24, 2013 16 comments

An hour before the panel, the R.I. Senate Judiciary Committee voted in favor of same-sex marriage.

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Committee to vote on same-sex marriage

April 23, 2013 0 comments

The R.I. Senate Judiciary Committee’s decision will determine whether the bill goes to a Senate vote.

U. student support for legalization eclipses R.I.’s

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U. student support for legalization eclipses R.I.’s

April 18, 2013 0 comments
This article is part of the series Legislating Same-Sex Marriage

The campus consensus is in favor of same-sex marriage, but Rhode Island is more divided.

R.I. same-sex marriage faces final battle in Senate

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R.I. same-sex marriage faces final battle in Senate

April 18, 2013 0 comments
This article is part of the series Legislating Same-Sex Marriage

Chafee ’75 P’14 has promised to approve the same-sex marriage bill if it makes it to his desk.

Students gather on the steps of the Rhode Island State House to rally in support of same-sex marriage. Student leaders said they are cautiously optimistic that same-sex marriage legislation will pass this year.

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Campus groups urge legislators to act

April 18, 2013 0 comments
This article is part of the series Legislating Same-Sex Marriage

The Brown Democrats, the Queer Alliance and other groups are phone banking for equality.

R.I. same-sex marriage debate spans 20 years

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R.I. same-sex marriage debate spans 20 years

April 18, 2013 0 comments
This article is part of the series Legislating Same-Sex Marriage

A bill currently in the Rhode Island Senate is the culmination of a long discussion on marriage.

While some students campaigned for same-sex marriage outside the State House earlier this year, others have different opinions on the issue.

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Opponents of legislation feel ‘ostracized’ on campus

April 18, 2013 0 comments
This article is part of the series Legislating Same-Sex Marriage

Students said those who do not support same-sex marriage may fear judgment from peers.

Support for legalizing same-sex marriage transcends demographic differences. Cross-tabulations are not statistically significant for races not shown.

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Poll: Vast majority supports R.I. legalizing same-sex marriage

April 16, 2013 5 comments
This article is part of the series Spring 2013 Student Poll

Female students support the measure by 14 percentage points more than do male students.

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Senate will vote on same-sex marriage in April

April 9, 2013 0 comments

Teresa Paiva Weed, senate president, is ‘confident’ a vote will occur this month

Poll results shed light on U. affairs and student life

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Poll results shed light on U. affairs and student life

April 5, 2013 0 comments
This article is part of the series Spring 2013 Student Poll

Undergrads responded to questions about Paxson, alcohol, same-sex marriage and religion.