Christopher Plante http://ripr.org en RI's Grassroots Fight For and Against Same-Sex Marriage http://ripr.org/post/ris-grassroots-fight-and-against-same-sex-marriage <p></p><p>Legislation that legalizes same-sex marriage in Rhode Island remains under consideration in the state Senate. Supporters want the General Assembly to approve same-sex marriage; opponents are backing a bill with broad exceptions that would make the issue subject to a statewide vote. Exactly when the Senate will vote on these bills remains unclear. Yet both sides are relying on grassroots campaigns to tip the outcome in their favor. These efforts could determine whether Rhode Island changes its status as the only New England state that has not yet legalized same-sex marriage.</p> Fri, 29 Mar 2013 08:00:00 +0000 Ian Donnis 12732 at http://ripr.org RI's Grassroots Fight For and Against Same-Sex Marriage