Rhode Island House easily passes gay marriage bill - Article Photos 1/5

Rhode Island State Rep. Frank Ferri, D-Warwick, center left, and his partner Tony Caparco, far left, greet Wendy Baker, center right, and her partner Judy McDonnell, third from right, both of Providence, R.I., in the gallery of the House Chamber at the Statehouse, in Providence, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013. Legislation to allow gay marriage in the state is headed for a vote Thursday in the House after being unanimously endorsed Tuesday by a legislative committee. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)