March 2, 2020

House fetal heartbeat bill is about religion, not science

“This resolution has one purpose,” said Cory Garland, a volunteer with The Womxn Project. “And that is...

March 2, 2020

RI Senate still allowing legislators to treat some marriages differently than others

“It’s much better if we keep them all on the same calendar, unsegregated, treat them all the...

March 2, 2020

The battle for Marriage Equality in Rhode Island continues

“State sanctioned discrimination must always be challenged,” said Wendy Becker, speaking in favor of the bill. “Bundling...

March 2, 2020

All marriages are equal, but some marriages are more equal than others…

“From what I can tell, our Solemnization of Marriage Bill presented before the committee yesterday was no...

March 2, 2020

Rhode Islanders for Parentage Equality cheers unanimous Senate passage of Rhode Island Parentage Act

“We are grateful to the Senate for working to ensure we have model legislation in Rhode Island...

March 2, 2020

RI Parentage Act expected to pass the Senate today, still stalled in the House

“I am here today to support the Parentage Act,” said six-year old South Kingstown resident Dayja Holland....

March 2, 2020

In the eyes of certain State Senators, some marriages are less worthy

“Senator Lombardi is not abstaining on a vote in his capacity as a private citizen. He is...

March 2, 2020

On the anniversary of Roe, legislation introduced to expand medical coverage for abortion

“The ban on Medicaid programs and state employees’ insurance policies covering abortion is just one more vestige...

March 2, 2020

Women’s Wave RI holds 4th annual event on the State House lawn

“Ask yourself, are you ever in a space where a woman is being silenced?” offered Representative Liana...