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Refund Equality Act Introduced to Provide Equal Tax Treatment for Married Same-Sex Couples

Politics
The Refund Equality Act would permit same-sex couples to amend their tax returns, allowing them to file jointly and to secure an estimated total of $67 million in refunds to which they are entitled. ...
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Murray, 118 Colleagues Urge SSA to Stop Penalizing LGBT Couples 

Politics
U.S. Senator Patty Murray and 118 congressional colleagues sent a letter to make sure the Social Security Administration is treating all marriages equally. ...
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Gay Widower Wins Florida Property Tax Battle

National
The Miami-Dade Office of Property Appraisal reinstated his homestead exemption tax protections and promised to refund the excess taxes he already paid. ...
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Mississippi Adoption Ban Challenged in Federal Court

National
A federal lawsuit was filed Wednesday challenging the constitutionality of Mississippi’s law banning adoption by same-sex couples. ...
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Navy Vet Madelynn Lee Taylor to Receive NCLR Award

(L to R): Nicole LeFavour, Gretchen Bates, Donna Vasquez, and Madelynn Lee Taylor.
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Idaho Navy veteran Madelynn “Lee” Taylor will be honored with the Courage Award for standing up to discriminatory laws banning marriage equality. ...
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Veteran Spouses Equal Treatment Act Reintroduced

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A bipartisan group of colleagues reintroduced the Veteran Spouses Equal Treatment Act to ensure all military families have equal access to benefits. ...
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Aging Elders Tell Supreme Court: We Need Marriage Equality

The brief describes the adverse effects that the states’ refusal to license and recognize marriages by same-sex couples has on older couples.
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The brief describes the adverse effects that the states’ refusal to license and recognize marriages by same-sex couples has on older couples. ...
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Supreme Court Asked to Split Time Evenly Among Four Marriage Cases

Tennessee couple Dr. Valeria Tanco and Dr. Sophy Jesty
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Counsel representing all plaintiffs from the marriage lawsuits submitted a proposal to the Supreme Court requesting that argument time be divided equally. ...
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Murray, Baldwin, Kind Introduce Social Security and Marriage Equality Act of 2015

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The Social Security and Marriage Equality Act ensures same-sex spouses receive equal treatment under the Social Security Act, regardless of where they live. ...
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Windsor, Shepard Join LGBT Rights Movement 50th Anniversary

The Liberty Bell/Photo: J. Fusco for Visit Philadelphia
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Both will be participating in events through the celebration, including the 50th anniversary ceremony at Independence Hall on July 4, 2015. ...
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