USA, Kentucky: National Guard Will Process Benefits for Married Same Sex Couples

Written by scott on November 17th, 2013

Kentucky National GuardLooks like another state is going ahead and processing benefits claims from married same sex couples.

Edge Boston reports:

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear is allowing spouses of gay National Guard members to apply for federal marriage benefits. The Courier-Journal reports Kentucky Adjutant General Edward Tonini recommended the state follow Defense Department policy and a U.S. Supreme Court ruling. Beshear spokeswoman Kerri Richardson says the governor affirmed the recommendation.

When will the other states come around?

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