Gay couples still fighting for equality with three federal agencies

Aug 25, 2014 Read more: The Washington Post 6

More than a year after the Supreme Court ruling that allowed federal benefits for same-sex married couples, gays are still struggling for equality with three agencies.

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Emporer of the Gaylaxy

Alpharetta, GA

#1 Aug 25, 2014
Its time for Obama to whip out his Presidential Pen and sign a proclamation to whip these three slacker federal agencies into shape
.
One year is plenty time enough to get the job done
.
chop chop!

Since: Dec 08

El Paso, TX

#2 Aug 25, 2014
Emporer of the Gaylaxy wrote:
Its time for Obama to whip out his Presidential Pen and sign a proclamation to whip these three slacker federal agencies into shape
.
One year is plenty time enough to get the job done
.
chop chop!
Unfortunately the Presidential Pen can't get this done. Only congressional action to remove the state of residence rule or the removal of DOMA will get the job done.
Cort

San Jose, CA

#3 Aug 25, 2014
"Federal laws prevent the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Social Security Administration and the obscure Railroad Retirement Board from providing full benefits to gay couples who reside in states that donít recognize their marriages."

COOL! I love it!
Emporer of the Gaylaxy

Alpharetta, GA

#4 Aug 25, 2014
Cort wrote:
"Federal laws prevent the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Social Security Administration and the obscure Railroad Retirement Board from providing full benefits to gay couples who reside in states that donít recognize their marriages."
COOL! I love it!
How sadistic of you
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sadism_and_masoc...

“Marriage Equality”

Since: Dec 07

Lakeland, MI

#5 Aug 25, 2014
Cort wrote:
"Federal laws prevent the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Social Security Administration and the obscure Railroad Retirement Board from providing full benefits to gay couples who reside in states that donít recognize their marriages."
COOL! I love it!
It makes you feel good that people you don't even know are being treated unfairly by the government? That's kinda crazy, don't you think?
Sick of Bigots and Morons

San Francisco, CA

#6 Aug 25, 2014
Cort wrote:
"Federal laws prevent the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Social Security Administration and the obscure Railroad Retirement Board from providing full benefits to gay couples who reside in states that donít recognize their marriages."
COOL! I love it!
Will you love it when they come for you? I will!

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