Statements about Marriage

Assertions that it makes no difference whether children are raised by heterosexual or homosexual parents have been "shattered by the latest and best social science and research."

"Any legislative action that is taken now could very well be rendered completely null and void by the decision of the Supreme Court expected this June."

"Religious groups like Knights of Columbus have been forced to allow same-sex marriage ceremonies in their facilities, against their beliefs."

"The governor does not have any power to veto a referendum [on same-sex marriage] that would be a constitutional amendment."

"The people of Rhode Island don't want same-sex marriage."

"Full marriage equality [would provide same-sex couples] with about 1,700 rights."

"Massachusetts public schools teach kids as young as kindergartners about gay marriage."

"Over 80 percent of the people want the shot to vote" on whether to approve same-sex marriage, according to polls.

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