Rhode Island’s First Lady, Stephanie Chafee, has announced that she is planning on performing the civil union of friends. Boston.com reports:
Lynn McKinney and Ron Margolin first asked Gov. Lincoln Chafee to officiate at their Nov. 5 ceremony in Newport, but he plans to be in Israel for an economic development trip.
McKinney and Margolin have been partners for 32 years. They are political supporters of Chafee.