RHODE ISLAND: House Committee Considers Same-Sex Marriage Bill Today
Marriage action today in Rhode Island:
Legislation to allow gay and lesbian couples to marry in Rhode Island is headed to its first test in the General Assembly. The House Judiciary Committee is scheduled to vote on the bill Tuesday. The legislation is expected to pass. The full House of Representatives could take up the bill later in the week if the committee votes to send it to the floor. Advocates for same-sex marriage say they expect the bill to pass the House but remain less confident about the Senate.Zoom, zoom, zoom.