Another Victory for Equality

A federal judge has blocked a Michigan law that banned public agencies from giving health care benefits to partners of same-sex couples. According to the judge;

“It is hard to argue with a straight face that the primary purpose — indeed, perhaps the sole purpose — of the statute is other than to deny health benefits to the same-sex partners of public employees. But that can never be a legitimate governmental purpose.

Let the hits keep coming.

Predictable idiocy in the comments:

You write the check for paying the benefits.

I’d suggest the person do the math, but if they went to school in Michigan they probably can’t.

About James Hanley

James Hanley is former Associate Professor of Political Science at Adrian College and currently an independent scholar.
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