Wednesday, 02 February 2011 00:52

Rhode Island Studies Marriage Equality

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The House Judiciary Committee will begin the hearing of a proposal to legalize gay marriage in Rhode Island.

This hearing will take place Wednesday. In the agenda of the meeting, it is described that the bill studied

"broaden the definition of persons eligible to marry to include persons of the same gender / members of the clergy would not be required to officiate at any particular marriage'' reports The Providence Journal.