DOJ announces full marriage benefits for gay couples
(By – Chris Johnson, Washington Blade)
The Obama administration is set to afford the full benefits of marriage to married gay couples — including Social Security and veterans spousal benefits — following the U.S. Supreme Court decision in favor of gay nuptials nationwide, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced Thursday.
In an exclusive statement to the Washington Blade, Lynch confirmed full federal benefits are on their way to married same-sex couples now that all 50 states have marriage equality. Read more…