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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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Minnesota Republicans propose civil unions bill, French Senate to begin debate on marriage equality

LGBT / Gay : Prop 8 Trial Tracker (2 years ago)

By Jacob Combs Several Republican state legislators in Minnesota introduced a bill yesterday that would allow same-sex couples to enter into civil unions, according to an AP report. Rep. Tim Kelly, who is leading the effort, says th... Read Post

Only 9 civil unions in Rhode Island during first month of availability

LGBT / Gay : Prop 8 Trial Tracker (4 years ago)

By Adam Bink Interesting: PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Few Rhode Islanders have entered into civil unions since the state began offering them to gay couples. Only nine couples were joined in a civil union in July, the first month civil u... Read Post

Rhode Island ACLU Calls Civil Unions Law a “Fiasco”

LGBT / Gay : Daily News (3 years ago)

In a report released Monday, the Rhode Island chapter of the ACLU said he fact the only 14 couples have entered into civil unions since July shows that the new law is a disappointment and the state needs marriage equality. Read Post

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