Rhode Island Senate Judiciary Committee Marriage Hearing
The Rhode Island Senate Judiciary Committee heard spirited testimony March 21 on the marriage equality bill. The hearing lasted until nearly 5 a.m., with a strong showing of support for the freedom to marry.
GLAD Staff Attorney Janson Wu presented testimony on behalf of GLAD, which you can read here and watch below:
The next step is a Committee vote to send the bill to the full Senate floor. If the bill then passes in the Senate, it will be sent back to the House for reconciliation. Govern Lincoln Chafee has already said he will sign the bill if and when it comes to his desk.
For more information, visit www.riunited.org.