Rhode Island Couples Not Interested In Civil Unions So Far

The Providence Journal reports that not many same-sex couples in Rhode Island are applying for civil unions. The year had begun with the hope of marriage equality in Rhode Island, but the end product was civil unions with religious exemptions so overreaching that unions don’t even have to be recognized. Comparatively, New York City received 20 percent more applications for marriage licenses yesterday than it did on a typical day last week.