05 May '11, 3am

61 Years Together -- Don't Richard and John Deserve Marriage Equality? (VIDEO) #p2 #topprog

61 Years Together -- Don't Richard and John Deserve Marriage Equality? (VIDEO) #p2 #topprog

You know what hurts me about this? I see these men not being able to stay with each other if they need a nursing home. I see one of them being denied access to the other in a hospital because they are not "family". I see nephews and nieces challenging a will because there is no legal reason for these men to have left an estate to each other. All these things and more are tied up in marriage. It is not just a loving thing to do it is a legal bond that all Americans should be able to depend on. I was just thinking the other day. If you were married in Italy or Yugoslavia or India your legal marriage would be honored here if you are a man and a woman. However if you are married to someone your same gender, in Europe or some other State that allows it here in the U.S. there are places in the U.S. that will deny you your rights and will separate you if you fall ill within their...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/civil-rights/blog/61-years-to...

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Bill Clinton Backs New York Marriage Equality:

care2.com 06 May '11, 10pm

Our nation's permanent mission is to form a 'more perfect union' -- deepening the meaning of freedom, broadening the reach...