Should Obama Extend More Benefits to Gays?
- 2010/06/04 06:00:00
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Despite the President’s executive order, gay and lesbian federal employees still remain blocked from access to primary health insurance and pension benefits. Because of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), the 1996 law that defines marriage as a heterosexual union for the federal government, full benefits cannot legally be extended to partners of gay and lesbian federal employees.
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