Rhode Island State Rep. Frank Ferri poses inside the Statehouse in Providence, R.I., Wednesday, May 29, 2013. A faithful member of his Catholic church choir for decades, the openly gay state ... more 
Rhode Island State Rep. Frank Ferri poses inside the Statehouse in Providence, R.I., Wednesday, May 29, 2013. A faithful member of his Catholic church choir for decades, the openly gay state representative led the fight to legalize same-sex marriage in what may be the most Catholic state in the nation’s most Catholic region. And, in May, Rhode Island became the sixth and final New England state to allow gay couples to marry when its Democrat-dominated legislature, led by an openly gay House speaker, reversed course after years of the Catholic Church successfully lobbying lawmakers to resist legalization. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Elise Amendola
Sat, Jun 1, 2013 4:15 AM EDT