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Barrington Reps. divided on gay marriage

Barrington Reps. divided on gay marriage

The Rhode Island House of Representatives approved gay marriage legislation Thursday night though Barrington’s Representatives are split on the issue. State Rep. Jan Malik (D-Dist. 67, Warren, Barrington) voted against the proposal. Eighteen other State Reps. joined him. “Marriage pre-dates government,” Rep. Malik said. “It should not be re-defined by law.” Rep. Malik said he

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