11-year itch

Morales, Jorge
June 1995
Advocate;6/27/95, Issue 684, p26
Reports on the passage of a gay rights law in Rhode Island. William Fitzpatrick as sponsor; Support for the law by the Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) and the Illinois Federation for Human Rights; Stipulations of the bill; Concern of bill's opponents over a possible onslaught of discrimination lawsuits.


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