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People Who Won’t Be Impacted By Gay Marriage Waste Entire Day Bitching To RI Lawmakers About It

Oh, so you heard? Rhode Island’s State House yesterday heard testimony on a same-sex marriage bill? And hundreds of you showed up? Yup, even the folks the National Organization for Marriage enlisted to testify on behalf of bigots. And while I’m all for citizens seeing the importance of being heard by their lawmakers, don’t you people have jobs to be at? Or is everyone here among the unemployed? And, in that case: The only way you’ll be impacted by gay marriage is when the state receives $1M+ from a new industry. Which means: jobs. Related: What’s this about swapping out the word “marriage” for “civil unions” that Rep. Karen MacBeth, the self-described conservative Democrat, is proposing?