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ACLU report shows continued lack of enthusiasm for civil unions in Rhode Island

By Jacob Combs Yesterday, WRNI covered a Rhode Island ACLU report showing that gay and lesbian couples in the state are still deeply skeptical about a civil union bill enacted last year, with most couples electing not to enter into civil unions due to the so-called ‘Corvese amendment,’ an extremely broad religious exemption clause that puts [...]
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