"Choose Life" http://ripr.org en Political Roundtable: Fox on Sakonnet River Tolls, 38 Studios, and Same-Sex Marriage http://ripr.org/post/political-roundtable-fox-sakonnet-river-tolls-38-studios-and-same-sex-marriage <p>Same sex marriage. Tolling the Sakonnet River Bridge. The 38 Studios taxpayer bailout. Those are some of the topics we touch on this morning. Our regular host, Ian Donnis, is out, Rhode Island Public Radio’s Flo Jonic is filling it.</p><p></p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 12:37:21 +0000 Flo Jonic 18685 at http://ripr.org Political Roundtable: Fox on Sakonnet River Tolls, 38 Studios, and Same-Sex Marriage Groups React to Gov. Chafee's Veto of the "Choose Life" License Plate http://ripr.org/post/groups-react-gov-chafees-veto-choose-life-license-plate <p>Governor Lincoln Chafee has vetoed a bill that would have authorized the issuance of a “choose life” license plate.&nbsp; Although many other states have such a plate, Chafee said it flies in the face of Rhode Island’s longstanding respect for the separation of church and state.</p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 11:40:52 +0000 Flo Jonic 18620 at http://ripr.org Lawmakers Consider "Choose Life" RI License Plate http://ripr.org/post/lawmakers-consider-choose-life-ri-license-plate <p>A new license plate being considered by the General Assembly could be used to fund counseling services to discourage women from having an abortion.</p><p></p><p>The plate with the message “Choose Life” is being debated in the final two days of the legislative session this week.</p><p>Supporters say the same kind of license plate is available in Massachusetts and Connecticut. They say private groups have a legal right to raise money through license plates.</p> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 19:52:13 +0000 Ian Donnis 17739 at http://ripr.org Lawmakers Consider "Choose Life" RI License Plate