The Providence Journal called on Professor Jared Goldstein and Professor Emily Sack to weigh in on Catholic bishop's assertion about same-sex marriage legislation.

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Goldstein & Sack on Same-Sex Marriage

The Providence Journal called on Professor Jared Goldstein and Professor Emily Sack to weigh in on Catholic bishop's assertion about same-sex marriage legislation.

From the Providence Journal: The Truth-O-Meter Says:  False

Church and Same-Sex MarriageApril 3, 2013: Rhode Island Catholic Bishop Thomas Tobin says U.S. Supreme Court decisions on same-sex marriage could nullify any Rhode Island votes on the issue. […] So we started making inquiries.

"There is absolutely no chance that the Supreme Court will nullify a Rhode Island law adopting same-sex marriage, either by referendum or by action of the General Assembly," said Jared Goldstein, professor of law at Roger Williams University School of Law. […]

Even if DOMA and the California proposition are upheld, "It doesn't preclude [Rhode Island] from recognizing same-sex marriage either way," said Emily Sack, also a professor at Roger Williams.

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