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RHODE ISLAND: State Supreme Court Rejects Suits Of Firefighters “Forced” To Drive In Providence Pride Parade

Via the Associated Press: The Rhode Island Supreme Court has thrown out lawsuits brought by two Providence firefighters who said their constitutional rights were violated when they were ordered to drive a truck in a gay pride parade despite their religious objections. The firefighters, Theodore Fabrizio and Stephen Deninno, argued that they are Roman Catholics and therefore do not support ...

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RHODE ISLAND: State Supreme Court Hears Case Of Firefighters “Forced” To Drive In Providence Pride Parade

The Rhode Island Supreme Court today heard the case of two firefighters who are suing the city of Providence and former Mayor Buddy Cianci because 13 years ago they had to drive a firetruck during the pride parade. Which violated their religious freedom to be bigots, of course. Following the nearly hour-long hearing, Cianci said he was astonished that 13 ...

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