Senate Judiciary Commitee http://ripr.org en Same-Sex Marriage Senate Committee Vote Set for Tuesday http://ripr.org/post/same-sex-marriage-senate-committee-vote-set-tuesday <p>The Senate Judiciary Committee is slated to vote Tuesday on legislation that could legalize same-sex marriage in Rhode Island. &nbsp;The issue has never previously come this far in the state Senate.</p><p></p><p>The 10-member Judiciary Committee plans to vote on two separate bills. One would grant marriage rights to same-sex couples through the legislature. The other one has broader religious exemptions and would make legalizing same-sex marriage subject to a statewide vote.</p><p></p> Mon, 22 Apr 2013 11:10:01 +0000 Ian Donnis 13936 at http://ripr.org Same-Sex Marriage Senate Committee Vote Set for Tuesday