Evanston OKs same sex benefits for em...

Evanston OKs same sex benefits for employees

There are 4 comments on the Sun-Times News Group story from Oct 1, 2009, titled Evanston OKs same sex benefits for employees. In it, Sun-Times News Group reports that:

Evanston joined a handful of other communities in providing health benefits for same sex partners.

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Seymore

United States

#1 Oct 7, 2009
Wonderful. Next up: Benefits for those who have sex with their pets.
EastCoast

Gurnee, IL

#2 Oct 7, 2009
How come the residents of Evanston don't get a say in this? So one alderman who happens to be gay wants to advocate, not for his fellow residents, but for his own lifestyle. The requirements: the significant other must be 18 and the same sex as the employee. So what's to stop the massive pile on of people who will claim a relative,friend, etc as being their "significant same sex other".
Ann

Chicago, IL

#3 Oct 27, 2009
Treating gay families as equal- granting equal marriage rights- would prevent this pile up.

Since: Aug 09

Chicago, IL

#5 Oct 31, 2009
I am against same-sex marriage. I have been married for 27 years... and for 27 years it's been the same sex... BORING!

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