Rep. Arthur Handy says he will submit the bill in Rhode Island, the only New England state lacking equal marriage rights.
The state Senate comes back into session Wednesday, and the bill is expected to come up sooner rather than later. Meanwhile, Chicago's cardinal urges opposition.
The ultraconservative Media Research Center objects to the offhand mention of a teen's two mothers in a spot in Disney's 'Make Your Mark' campaign.
Hagel's negative statements and actions regarding LGBT people should disqualify him from consideration, Frank says.