Breaking News: MERI Spokesman Resigns


Coming hard on the heels of the resignation of Marriage Equality Rhode Island's executive director Kathy Kushnir, MERI spokesman Bill Fischer's resignation bespeaks a genuine disarray among gay marriage advocates in Rhode Island.

Blowback for opposing civil unions?

Fischer said that while there is "a lot of finger-pointing at Gordon Fox," the openly gay Speaker of the House who declared the gay marriage bill dead and embraced a civil unions push instead, advocates "really need to look inward."