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Legislating Same-Sex 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 Comments are Disabled

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

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 Comments are Disabled

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

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 Comments are Disabled

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

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 Comments are Disabled

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

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 Comments are Disabled

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