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Rhode Island Will Consider Marriage Equality This Week

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Legislation to finally bring marriage equality to Rhode Island will be introduced Thursday, after Rep. Arthur Handy (D) spends today collecting signatures from additional co-sponsors. House Speaker Gordon Fox (D) has promised he will bring it to a vote, and even equality-opponent Senate President Teresa Paiva Weed (D) will allow a Senate vote in turn. An October poll showed that 56 percent of Rhode Island voters support marriage equality.