***UPDATE (12/3/09)*** Stephen Colbert weighs in on Governor Carcieri’s decision (hilariously, as usual)
RI Governor: Gay Couples can’t be buried together
Vetoes bill which would have allowed same-sex couples to be buried together because it’s too much like marriage.
Providence Journal reports
An opponent of same-sex marriage, Governor Carcieri has vetoed bill that would have added “domestic partners” to the list of people authorized by law to make funeral arrangements for each other.