Friday, January 4, 2013

Rhode Island and Illinois Could Increase Freedom to Marry

The two US states are already progressive on consanguineous sex, as Rhode Island has no laws against it and Illinois doesn't prosecute if the lovers are adults. Now, both states are considering legislation to adopt the limited same-gender freedom to marry.

This is a step in the right direction.

Both states should adopt relationship rights for all adults, including full marriage equality. There is no reason why, for example, a grown woman should be denied the freedom to marry another woman, or two women, or a man and a woman, even if one of them is her sibling. It doesn't hurt anyone else.

I call on the lawmakers of Rhode Island and Illinois to lead the way in the US to full marriage equality.
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