Obama administration redefines 'spouse' to give gay couples medical benefits

'No matter who you love, you will receive the same rights and protections as everyone else'

"The Department of Labour in a new 52-page document, will grant gay couples the Federal right to job-protected leave from their place of work, so they can take care of a sick partner, child or parent under the 1993 Family and Medical Leave act (FMLA)."

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