R.I. marriage-equality bill becomes law

Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee on Thursday signed marriage-equality legislation that had been passed earlier in the day by the state Assembly. Beginning Aug. 1, Rhode Island will become the 10th state, along with the District of Columbia, to issue marriage licenses for same-sex couples. "This is a great day in Rhode Island," said House Speaker Gordon Fox, who is openly gay and had tears in his eyes during the final debate on the bill.

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