White House tells VA to ignore law, provide spousal benefits to gays
Posted: September 5, 2013 at 5:37 a.m.
The Obama administration escalated its effort Wednesday to dismantle federal barriers to same-sex marriages, announcing that the Department of Veterans Affairs will immediately begin providing spousal benefits to homosexuals despite a federal statute that limits such benefits to veterans’ spouses who are “of the opposite sex.”
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