There are basic rules that guide the movement of legislation through the Rhode Island General Assembly.January 1, 2021
The best way to protect your civil liberties is to advocate for them directly. Your legislators need to hear about what matters to you, and it is always easier for them to defend your rights if they can understand how the bills they consider affect their constituents. The info here will help you understand how lobbying works and how you can advocate effectively for the issues you care about.
NOTE: Please check out Advocacy 101: Testifying Remotely (During COVID-19) for more info, and keep this in mind when reading the other Advocacy 101 guides.