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Sen. Conley pens letter explaining vote on same-sex marriage legislation

Sen. Conley pens letter explaining vote on same-sex marriage legislation

To the editor, As a Catholic and a legislator, I recognize that to protect our religious freedom we must protect the freedom of others. The marriage equality bill I voted for in the Rhode Island Senate celebrates the civic virtues of fidelity, mutuality, monogamy, commitment, companionship, and family. It also contains robust protections for the

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All East Providence Reps vote yes on same-sex marriage bill

PROVIDENCE — The House of Representatives, including all four members from East Providence, voted to allow same-sex couples to marry in Rhode Island by a 51 to 19 Thursday afternoon, Jan. 24. The vote, which was celebrated with cheers by supporters, marks the first time either chamber in Rhode Island has voted on the issue

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