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Skip to comments.Obama to extend benefits to gay federal workers
Posted on 06/16/2009 6:13:04 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
President Barack Obama plans to extend health care and other benefits to the gay and lesbian partners of federal employees. White House officials say Obama plans to announce decision on Wednesday in the Oval Office. The official spoke on the condition of anonymity because the president had not yet made the announcement.
access to health care and financial benefits such as relocation fees for moves.
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Really? Federal law permits this?
Oh wait. Who cares about the law?
Is this legal, without congressional approval?
He will just appoint a czar and by-pass congress and the law. ;-)
Lets say Bubba and Zeke are roomates, but not queer, and Bubba lands a gubmint job. Are they saying that Zeke doesn’t get to be on Bubba’s insurance just because they don’t polish each other’s swords?
essentially the same article.
Please remove this thread.
buttcrack’s gay lover must be happy with this news.
I am adding this to my Obama outrage of the day list.
My union, the Writers Guild, did this years ago. A couple of things to watch for: how do they define/certify “partnership”? Is it living together one year? Is it a simple declaration, “He or she is my partner”? (The Writers Guild doesn’t demand proof.) Secondly, will the benefits also be extended to all domestic partners of employees, heterosexual as well as homosexual? (The Guild says no to heterosexual domestic partners, justifying it by saying that heterosexuals have the option of marrying and have declined to do so.)