Rhode Island is the only state where same-sex couples can legally wed in Massachusetts. That's because it does not have a specific law barring gay marriage.
But when they return home they find their marriages are not recognized in Rhode Island.
In February, Attorney General Patrick Lynch issued a nonbinding advisory opinion saying that Rhode Island should recognize same-sex marriages performed in Massachusetts but the state refuses to.
Thus, there is another soon to be show down. Where this takes the community, who knows but it seems like we are in Holland and the finger in the dike won't do any longer.