R House http://ripr.org en The Good and Bad of 2013 RI General Assembly http://ripr.org/post/good-and-bad-2013-ri-general-assembly <p>Rhode Island’s 2013 General Assembly made history by legalizing gay marriage. RIPR political analyst Scott MacKay wonders why lawmakers don’t handle other issues in the same manner.</p><p>After a vigorous debate, the Assembly made history in April when it approved same gender marriage, making Rhode Island the 12<sup>th</sup> American state to sanction gay unions.</p> Fri, 05 Jul 2013 16:54:33 +0000 Scott MacKay 17939 at http://ripr.org