Rhode Island Completes 12-Year Tradition of Ignoring Marriage Bill


Even though same-sex marriage bills have been introduced in Rhode Island’s Assembly every year since 1997, legislators once again opted not to bring the bill to a full vote on the floor. The Assembly is wrapping up for the current session, which means one thing: Rhode Island will remain the only New England state where gays can’t get married. At least dead gays have their rights.