Special Series. Notifications from this discussion will be disabled. Related Content. But then Brownback issued an executive order last week. Garcia says he didn't make any difference whether an employee got married in Iowa or Massachusetts, as long as they were legally married they qualified for city benefits.
Still, Bonney says, the wording remains and could cause problems which are political rather than legal. You can contact Sam on Twitter samzeff.
Following a trend across Johnson County, the Overland Park City Council passed an ordinance Monday night banning discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. Turns out, without fanfare, many have been getting same-sex marriage benefits for a while. Jackson County Executive Mike San
And the leadership at many evangelical churches in metro Detroit are still very much opposed to same-sex marriage. Ken Wilson was younger, he didn't know anyone who was openly gay. Ken Wilson did that, embarking on a spiritual and academic journey that had him trying to understand Bible verses that conservatives say clearly prohibit sexual activity between people of the same gender.
Wilson's move sparked a backlash within his own congregation, with some people leaving and ending their financial support in the past two years as he became more public about embracing gays. For example, New Jersey insurance companies are required to offer civil union couples the same policies and contracts they offer to married couples, except where prohibited by federal law, according to the state's Treasury Department.
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