RI will vote on trimming name to cut ...

RI will vote on trimming name to cut slavery tie

There are 1 comment on the Boston.com story from Oct 30, 2009, titled RI will vote on trimming name to cut slavery tie. In it, Boston.com reports that:

Rhode Island residents will vote next year whether to shorten the state's longest-in-the-nation formal name because of its association with slavery, state lawmakers decided Wednesday.

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John

Milford, MA

#1 Nov 3, 2009
There is no association with Salvery. I guess if you say it long enough it becomes fact !

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