Postedon Aug 01, 2013 at 01:15 pm
Today, the freedom to marry took effect in Rhode Island, and same-sex couples across the state began to marry. One of these couples was John Gacher and Federico Santi, who both hail from Newport, RI, where they make their home together.
Postedon May 16, 2013 at 10:57 am
Today marks the ninth anniversary of the first weddings between same-sex couples in Massachusetts! Now, less than ten years after that historic day in Massachusetts, same-sex couples across the New England region have the freedom to marry.
Postedon May 07, 2013 at 10:15 am
Last week, Rhode Island became the tenth state in the country to end the exclusion of same-sex coupoles from marriage once and for all! Now, a new video from Rhode Islanders United for Marriage tracks how we won the Ocean State.
Postedon May 02, 2013 at 04:35 pm
Today, Rhode Island became the tenth state in the country to approve the freedom to marry for same-sex couples. This afternoon, Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee will sign the marriage bill into law on the steps of the Rhode Island State House.
Postedon May 01, 2013 at 10:30 am
Yesterday, the Rhode Island House Judiciary Committee unanimously voted to advance the marriage bill to a full vote before the RI House of Representatives. The vote, scheduled for Thursday, May 2, will mark the final vote for the freedom to marry in the state.
Postedon Apr 30, 2013 at 01:30 pm
In 2013, we've already seen significant developments from states where we can win marriage this year, and several other states have taken the first steps toward winning marriage. Here's a look at some recent victories, and what's on the horizon for these 7 States.
Postedon Apr 25, 2013 at 12:45 pm
Yesterday's vote in Rhode Island makes it all but certain that this year, same-sex couples in states across New England will be able to share in the freedom to marry. How did we get here? Let's go back to 2004 and track how marriage moved forward across the region
Postedon Apr 24, 2013 at 04:45 pm
Today, the Rhode Island Senate approved S38, the bill that will extend the freedom to marry to same-sex couples throughout the state of Rhode Island. It's a landmark moment for marriage nationwide and for thousands of loving, committed couples in Rhode Island.
Postedon Apr 23, 2013 at 02:20 pm
Today, the Senate Judiciary Committee in Rhode Island voted in favor of S38, the bill that would extend the freedom to marry to same-sex couples in Rhode Island. By a vote of 7-4, the committee members advanced the marriage bill to the full Senate floor and voted against a discriminatory referendum bill that sought to send the freedom to marry to the ballot.
Postedon Apr 23, 2013 at 08:15 am
Today, on the day that the Senate Judiciary Committee in Rhode Island will vote on legislation that would extend the freedom to marry to same-sex couples, all of the members of the Senate Republican Caucus in Rhode Island announced their support for the marriage bill. The caucus is now the first legislative caucus of any political party in any state to unanimously support the freedom to marry.