Leah Donaldson '07 argues, in a ProJo Op-Ed, that R.I.'s marriage-equality bill offers strong protections for those with religious objections to same-sex marriage.

Upcoming Events

Attorney General Open Government Summit

Attorney General Open Government Summit

Pro Bono Collaborative Cocktail Reception
MAY
28
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
One Citizens Plaza Rotunda, Providence, RI
Boston Law Alumni Networking Reception
JUN
03
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Highball Lounge, Boston
Class of 2018 "How to Prepare for Law School" BBQ/Mixer
JUN
12
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
RWU Law, 10 Metacom Avenue, Bristol, RI 02809
Law Alumni Association Annual Breakfast Meeting
JUN
18
7:45 am - 9:15 am
Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence
17th Annual Rhode Island Attorney General Open Government Summit
JUL
31
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
RWU School of Law, Bristol, RI

Trending@RWULaw

05/20/2015
By Tom Peterson, 2L
Having served 22 years in the Navy before coming to law school, some habits die harder than others. One thing that we always stressed during my time in the Navy was filing a Post Exercise report – or...


Affordable Excellence at RWU LAW

Archives

Newsroom

Donaldson '07 on Same-Sex Marriage

Leah Donaldson '07 argues, in a ProJo Op-Ed, that R.I.'s marriage-equality bill offers strong protections for those with religious objections to same-sex marriage.

From the Providence Journal: "Same-sex bill does protect churches" by LEAH J. DONALDSON '07

Leah Donaldson '07March 12, 2013: In a Feb. 21 Commentary piece, Robin Fretwell Wilson, a law professor at Washington & Lee University, criticized the Rhode Island House for passing a marriage-equality bill (H.B. 5015) that she claimed fails to provide the same exemptions for religious organizations as “every other state” that lets loving and committed gay couples marry. I respectfully disagree [...]

For full story, click here.

 Leah J. Donaldson is a lawyer in Providence with the national firm of Motley Rice. She is a member of the Board of Governors for the American Association for Justice and is past president of the Rhode Island Women’s Bar Association.