Gay couples could see windfalls from court action

Mar 9, 2013 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: El Paso Times

For Mina Meyer and Sharon Raphael, two women in their 70s who fell in love more than four decades ago and have been married for more than four years, the U.S. Supreme Court's pending consideration of a law that prohibits the federal government from recognizing unions like theirs is about more than civil rights.

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Since: Jan 10

Lewis Center, OH

#2 Mar 9, 2013
I hope they win big !!!

Since: May 12

Livonia, MI

#4 Mar 9, 2013
Largelanguage wrote:
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Really son? And I sure hope young teenage girls instead get allowed to be stripped naked and cuddled by men at random!
Enough about your family reunion.

Since: Mar 13

Málaga, Spain

#5 Mar 9, 2013
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Since: Nov 12

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#6 Mar 9, 2013
Wheres the 1 million dollars gay reprations The Obamanaic promised every gey and lesbian American ?!
Lance Winslow

San Jose, CA

#7 Mar 9, 2013
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You're just gonna have to get over it in time, Mitt.

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Since: Apr 09

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#8 Mar 9, 2013
That really sucks.
Ding Hao

El Segundo, CA

#13 Mar 9, 2013
DENG wrote:
Gay couples could see windfalls from court action
SURE, GET ENOUGH MONEY TO PAY FOR THEIR MENTAL HEALTH THERAPY.
Deng, would you tell your gook friends in PLA Unit 61398 in Shanghai to stop trying to hack my computer?

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Since: Apr 09

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#14 Mar 10, 2013
Yawn. Double yawn.

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Since: May 11

Lewes, DE

#15 Mar 10, 2013
Note to Lisa Leff: I have to take issue with the use of the word "windfall" in the title of your article. To me, windfall has a connotation of something undeserved. What we're really talking about is more like "back pay" - something you should have had all along but didn't get because of a bad, discriminatory law that was subsequently overturned. Discussions of reparations for descendants of former slaves or Japanese victims of World War II internment camps don't talk about windfalls. It's simple justice.

Since: Mar 09

The Left Coast

#19 Mar 10, 2013
Fa-Foxy wrote:
Wheres the 1 million dollars gay reprations The Obamanaic promised every gey and lesbian American ?!
Now would that be $1million per couple or $1million per person? How long do you have to be gay and is there a signup sheet somewhere? They removed the marriage tax penalty - right?

Since: Jan 10

Lewis Center, OH

#21 Mar 10, 2013
Largelanguage wrote:
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Gays take up our money through gay marriage!
When you say "our money", who's money are you referring to?
Norton

Amsterdam, Netherlands

#22 Mar 10, 2013
Marram wrote:
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When you say "our money", who's money are you referring to?
Normal people.

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Since: Apr 09

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#23 Mar 11, 2013
Gay people are so gay.

Since: Mar 07

The entire US of A

#24 Mar 11, 2013
Largelanguage wrote:
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Gays take up our money through gay marriage!
Gay folks don't pay taxes?

Who knew!

Since: Mar 09

The Left Coast

#25 Mar 11, 2013
Ninthman wrote:
Gay people are so gay.
Another good reason to give them $1million.

Since: Jan 10

Lewis Center, OH

#29 Mar 11, 2013
Largelanguage wrote:
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The goverments!
Are you inferring that Gay People who pay taxes (typically more than non-gay people) to the government don’t deserve to receive equal benefits?

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