Rhode Island House Speaker Gordon Fox, right, embraces his partner Marcus LaFond after vote to pass a gay marriage bill at the State House in Providence, R.I., Thursday, May 2, 2013. (A

 

              Rhode Island House Speaker Gordon Fox, right, embraces his partner Marcus LaFond after vote to pass a gay marriage bill at the State House in Providence, R.I., Thursday, May 2, 2013. (A
Rhode Island House Speaker Gordon Fox, right, embraces his partner Marcus LaFond after vote to pass a gay marriage bill at the State House in Providence, R.I., Thursday, May 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)