Skip to comments.Candidates for RI gov promise gay marriage support
Posted on 02/08/2010 12:51:31 PM PST by SmithL
Providence, R.I. (AP) --
Both Democrats running for governor and former Sen. Lincoln Chafee, an independent candidate, will publicly pledge to sign a gay marriage bill if elected, gay rights activists said Monday.
Attorney General Patrick Lynch and General Treasurer Frank Caprio, the Democrats, and Chafee have been invited to make their promise public at a Statehouse rally scheduled for March 3, said Kathy Kushnir, executive director of Marriage Equality Rhode Island.
Republican John Robitaille has not responded to an invitation from Marriage Equality, and he did not return a call from The Associated Press seeking comment. Robitaille opposes gay marriage but has said he could support domestic partnerships.
Although the three candidates previously have said they support gay marriage, the pledges come as gay rights activists hope to capitalize on the departure of Republican Gov. Don Carcieri, a staunch social conservative who opposes such unions. State law requires him to leave office after finishing his second term early next year.
(Excerpt) Read more at sfgate.com ...
All are writing their front row seats on the express train to Hell.
Ole Linc is back? who knew??
Just as one is never surprised when his/her herpes infection reappears....
Lincoln Chafee running as an INDEPENDENT???
That screwball was a bigtime RINO. That is what he is, anmd always was and always will be.
Hopefully, the taste of Obamamedicine will be as foul south of Cape Cod as west of it.
let them and see how this will now become another fall for the left.
They honestly do not get it do they?
Everytime this sham of a homo marriage comes up the majority say piss off.
Course I have no problem if the homo’s and the left want to make this an election factor as it gives up more seats and positions
I always thought that I’d never live long enough to see the end of the world......
Yes. He's too leftist for both major parties.
Well, I guess Robataouille will win this one.