The Affiliate has testified in favor of three bills that would expand the rights allotted to same-sex couples in the state – in divorce (S-271, H-5926), marriage (S-147, H-5744) and funeral arrangements (S-195, H-5294). Regrettably, when the session ends, Rhode Island will remain the only New En
The authors of the Declaration of Independence outlined a bold vision for America: a nation in which there would be equal justice for all. Today, despite important gains in legal, political, and other spheres, deep-seated racial inequities remain woven into the fabric of our institutions.
Protecting the rights of students is key because most people’s first major encounter with the government is in the school setting. For students to appreciate the importance of civil liberties, it is critical that their rights be protected in school.