Veteran's Benefits

Veteran’s Benefits

Administration Announces Expansion of Federal Protections to Married Same-Sex Couples

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Major announcements were revealed Friday from the Obama administration regarding VA benefits and benefits to same-sex couples. ...
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IL House Passes Marriage Equality 61-54

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Illinois is set to become the 15th state in the nation to provide same-sex couples the freedom to marry. The bill passed the state Senate in February and will soon go to Governor Pat Quinn, who has expressed strong support for marriage and will sign it into law. ...
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Same-Sex Couples Eligible for Veteran’s Benefits

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The new policy means that the administration will no longer enforce statutory language governing the Veterans Administration (VA) and the Department of Defense (DoD) that restricts the awarding of spousal benefits to opposite-sex marriages only. ...
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