Wednesday, May 07, 2008

Michigan Supreme Court strikes down domestic partner benefits policies

The Michigan Supreme Court ruled in a 5-2 decision today that local government and state universities can't offer benefits to gay partners. Local governments and universities quickly tried to rewrite their policies to comply with the decision--but to accomplish the same purpose.

The decision could have ramifications for other states such as Kentucky, whose Constitutional language is similar to Michigan's.

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