Article Photos: Rhode Island House easily passes gay marriage bill 4/5

Rhode Island Speaker of the House Gordon Fox, right, speaks with people on the floor of the House Chamber as R.I. State Rep. Frank Ferri, D-Warwick, center, and Sue Pegden, left, legal council to the speaker, look on at the Statehouse, in Providence, R.I., moments before the House was called into session Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013. The House overwhelmingly passed legislation to allow gay couples to marry Thursday. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)