Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Oklahoma National Guard Drops ALL Spousal Benefits to Avoid Dealing with Gay Marrieds

Gov. Mary Fallin (R-Of Course) looking mighty
Liz Cheney-esque. Image from Think Progress.
I can't even. . . This is just so pathetic and immature. Grow the hell up, Oklahoma! Those "Oklahomo" jokes just can't be that bad.


Oklahoma Drops National Guard Benefits For All Couples To Avoid Serving Same-Sex Couples
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) announced earlier this month that state-owned National Guard facilities will no longer allow any married couples to apply for spousal benefits, regardless of whether they are same-sex or opposite-sex. The Supreme Court’s decision overturning the Defense of Marriage Act means that servicemembers with same-sex spouses are now eligible for federal benefits. Fallin’s unusual tactic is designed to avoid having to recognize those couples, which she asserts would violate Oklahoma’s constitutional amendment limiting marriage to one man and one woman. . .

Read more at: Think Progress

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