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29 December 2014, State Supreme Court Rules Anti-Gay Firefighters Have No Religious Liberty Claim - By David Badash, The New Civil Rights Movement. The Ruling.

Chambers v. Ormiston

Case #: No. 2006-240
Date Filed: 11 December 2006
Ruling Date: 7 December 2007


  • In a 3-2 decision, the Rhode Island Supreme Court determined that the state’s Family Court did not have jurisdiction to hear a divorce case of a same-sex couple.