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Will establishing gay marriage equality and rescinding E-Verify spur economic growth in R.I.?

Posted 1/17/11

During his inaugural address, Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee said that establishing gay marriage equality and rescinding E-Verify would “do more for economic growth in our state that any economic development loan.”

Political freedoms are often associated with entrepreneurial activity, but that is most often seen in countries that have not had those freedoms previously.

Is the change that affects the gay and immigrant communities going to unlock pent-up economic activity in Rhode Island?

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