Pro Vs. Anti: The Rhode Island Gay Marriage Showdown

DUN DUN DUN. Who won?

On Tuesday, The Rhode Island House Judiciary Committee began hearing testimony from supporters and opponents of gay marriage. Both sides showed up loud and vocal.

Here’s how that went…

4. Pro:

Matthew, a 12-year-old kid with two moms, testified and said: “If you came to our house, you’d feel the love we have for one another.”

12. Pro:

Laura Pisaturo (the woman in the picture above) said: “My partner and I only have one regret. We could not marry in Rhode Island.”

15. Anti:


18. Pro:

Senator Nesselbush watches the testimony.

20. Pro:

Phone banking.

21. Anti:


23. Anti:


26. And this video does a really good job of summing up the scene:


Check out more articles on!

Deputy Editorial Director, Devout Member of the Church of Godney
Contact Matt Stopera at


    Here Are The Top Stories
    • Police in Athens used pepper spray on protesters two days ahead of Greece's major bailout vote.
    • A medical helicopter has crashed in Colorado. The crash killed the pilot and injured two crew members.
    • Serena Williams survived an upset at Wimbledon and defeated current Britain's Heather Watson. She'll play her older sister Venus in the next round of the tournament ?
    Get The News App

    More News

    More News

    Now Buzzing