Turn About is Fair Play

In June, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton extended federal employee benefits to homosexual couples.

That’s not expensive to do because there aren’t many applicants.

But there’s that “equal protection under the law” question.

And, guess who’s bringing it up.

It’s heterosexual couples.

Folks who are living together, but not married.

With a national perspective is Ile de Veer, from Mercer consulting: “almost all public employers who extend benefits to same sex partners also offer them to unmarried, opposite sex couples,” the indirect quote in last Sunday’s Chicago Tribune says.

Naturally, conservatives are saying, “Told you so.”

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