Monday, September 9, 2013

Federal judge rules same-sex spouses entitled to veterans' benefits

From the Jurist:  

A judge for the US District Court for the Central Disctrict of California held Thursday that Title 38's exclusion of same-sex spouses regarding veteran's benefits is unconstitutional. Tracey Cooper-Harris, a 12-year Army veteran, sued the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) after it denied her full disability benefits because she is married to a woman.

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