Skip to comments.Obama expands government benefits for gay couples
Posted on 06/20/2014 4:51:52 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist
WASHINGTON A year after the Supreme Court struck down a law barring federal recognition of gay marriages, the Obama administration granted an array of new benefits Friday to same-sex couples, including those who live in states where gay marriage is against the law.
The new measures range from Social Security and veterans benefits to work leave for caring for sick spouses. They are part of President Barack Obama's efforts to expand whatever protections he can offer to gays and lesbians even though more than half of the states don't recognize gay marriage. That effort has been confounded by laws that say some benefits should be conferred only to couples whose marriages are recognized by the states where they live, rather than the states where they were married.
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Dear God, have mercy on us.
In all fairness, Barry has been taking a lot of money from the homosexuals for his “fundraisers”. This is just the Kenyan’s way of “giving back” to the “openly gay” homosexual “community” and bath houses.
Good luck enforcing those executive orders in Indiana.
Ain’t gonna happen.
Tyranny. And Boehner does nothing.
So if I live with my girlfriend, she gets nothing.
If I live with my boyfriend he gets all kinds of government benefits.
Now I understand.
Shoveling out taxpayer money wherever he can...
Never mind the consequences... He enjoys being Santa Claus at others expense and congress does nothing...
would barry be doing this if gays stricktly voted gop/conservative and hated rats?
Better enjoy it while you can odumbo because the real God will have his way with you. I hope you enjoy hell.
They say Hell burns a little hotter these days. These a$$ hats will find out.
How many more “benefits” can we bestow on these people short of giving them titles of nobility and crowns to wear on their heads?
who would ever thought we would see the day when a president loves people who act like Richard Simmons.
Queers getting birth control and free abortions now?
Active Duty/Retiree ping.
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