City scraps plan to offer 'allowance' to gay workers

Dec 4, 2012 Full story: KOMO News

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn is scrapping plans to offer some gay city workers a cash allowance to pay a specific federal tax.

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#1 Dec 4, 2012
Whatever happened to "equal protection of the laws" ?

And does anybody even know what that means ?!

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#2 Dec 4, 2012
Important. Read this one.

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#3 Dec 5, 2012
This is why the SCOTUS needs to get involved...but they keep putting it off.

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Littleton, NH

#4 Dec 5, 2012
Local governments and private employers should not be placed in the position of paying more for GLBT employee benefits than for heterosexual family benefits. This attempt to offset one inequality with another inequality cannot be sustained. The right approach is to eliminate the inequality imposed by the federal government.

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#5 Dec 5, 2012
nhjeff wrote:
Local governments and private employers should not be placed in the position of paying more for GLBT employee benefits than for heterosexual family benefits. This attempt to offset one inequality with another inequality cannot be sustained. The right approach is to eliminate the inequality imposed by the federal government.
While I agree with you, this has not been done because not enough people agree WITH US.

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