Tuesday, June 5, 2012 10:21:41 AM
The reason that people want marriage vs a civil union is: Married couples have 1,138 federal rights, protections and responsibilities such as:
Social Security benefits upon death, disability or retirement of spouse, as well as benefits for minor children. Family and Medical Leave protections to care for a new child or a sick or injured family member Workers' Compensation protections for the family of a worker injured on the job Access to COBRA insurance benefits so the family doesn`t lose health insurance when one spouse is laid off ERISA (Employee Retirement Income Security Act) protections such as the ability to leave a pension, other than Social Security, to your spouse Exemptions from penalties on IRA and pension rollovers Exemptions from estate taxes when a spouse dies Exemptions from federal income taxes on spouse`s health insurance The right to visit a sick or injured loved one, have a say in life a
Tuesday, June 5, 2012 9:42:50 AM
is mr. tommy lee a troll or just stupid? i am finding it hard to believe someone on this site doesn't understand sarcasm and that i-a-b only posts in favor of gay rights. or maybe i am the one that doesn`t understand sarcasm and mr. tommy lee is just smarter than us all. his comment makes my brain hurt.