Rhode Island to vote on same-sex marriage

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Rhode Island’s state legislature is set to vote on legalising same-sex marriage, a move that would make it the 10th US state to back same-sex unions.

The state Senate will vote on legislation on Wednesday afternoon after it passed a key committee test.

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A similar bill was easily passed in the state House in January and has the support of Governor Lincoln Chafee.

But previous efforts to allow same-sex marriage have been stymied by the Senate.

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