Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on Reddit Tell A Friend Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites
General News

Attorney General Loretta Lynch: Federal Benefits Now Available For Same-Sex Couples

Quicklink Submitted By   Follow Me on Twitter     Message Sheila Samples     Permalink    (# of views)   No comments

Related Topic(s): ; ; , Add Tags

Funny 1  
View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com Headlined to H3 7/9/15

Become a Fan
  (48 fans)
From flickr.com/photos/37126657@N03/18646191949/: Attorney General Loretta Lynch
Attorney General Loretta Lynch
(Image by usembassylondon)
  Permission   Details   DMCA

Federal marriage benefits are now officially available to same-sex couples nationwide, Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced Thursday. Lynch said she had directed the Justice Department to make same-sex couples eligible for the benefits when the Supreme Court ruled June 26 that same-sex marriage is a constitutional right, but expansion of the benefits required a few weeks to implement. The federal marriage benefits for which same-sex couples are now eligible include Social Security benefits, veterans benefits and Supplemental Security Income.
Read the rest of the story HERE:

At www.huffingtonpost.com

 

- Advertisement -

Funny 1  
View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com

Sheila Samples is an Oklahoma writer and a former civilian US Army Public Information Officer. She is a Managing Editor for OpEd News, and a regular contributor for a variety of Internet sites.

Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon Share Author on Social Media   Go To Commenting

The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.

Follow Me on Twitter

Writers Guidelines

Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles