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Don Carcieri

What it Says About Us When a 17-Month-Old Boy Is Beaten to Death for "Acting Like a Girl"

Michael Rowe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Rowe

The beating death of 17-month-old Roy Jones was no less a hate crime because the victim was a baby; whether would have grown up to be transgender is irrelevant.

Colbert Destroys R.I. Governor For Denying Gay Couples Death Rights (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Rhode Island Governor Don Carcieri vetoed legislation last week that would give same-sex couples the rights to claim the bodies of and make funeral ar...

Gay Funeral Rights Bill Vetoed By Rhode Island Governor

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AP - Gov. Don Carcieri vetoed legislation Tuesday that would give same-sex couples in Rhode Island the same right to plan the funerals of their late p...

Rhode Island to Buck National Organization for Marriage, Override Veto of Domestic Partner Death Rights

David Segal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Segal

I co-sponsored the funeral rights bill for a constituent whose partner's body went unclaimed for nearly a month. Then our governor's fear of the "gay death-style" landed his mug on Colbert.

Rhode Islander Swing State Envy

Tim Norton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tim Norton

In our quest for political relevance, I declare that venerable old Rhode Island should close up shop and court an eager new suitor. I got four electoral votes right here... Who needs 'em?