NYC backs gay widow

82 year old Edith Windsor is suing after benefits usually affored to married couples was denied when her partner passed away two years ago siting a violation of equality expectations in the constitution.

NYC backs gay widow's suit against marriage law

 

"Associated Press. NEW YORK — New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the speaker of the City Council plan to jointly file a legal brief in support of an …"
http://online.wsj.com/article/APded23f712c9f41dd880232a3c5147bfe.html

 

 
With Bloombergs support and one court already ruling in Edith's favor, we can only hope for the best.

  • Vincent

    How can a society that calls itself equal and promotes the values of freedom and equality do this to its citizens? Sadly, the human rights of gays and many other human beings are breached every single day all over the world. Things need to change soon, for the benefit of all decent people who just want to have a normal and happy life. Authorities need to stop violating our most basic human rights.