If the vote to have our Legislature review and possibly rewrite some of the Alaska Constitution was not one geared toward showing extreme bias and disgust to those in same-sex relationships, then what was it? A previous vote already prevents two legal adults of the same gender from entering the bonds of matrimony in this state.
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First it's, "No, you cannot marry." Now it's, "No, you're not entitled to health benefits for your partner and family." If that isn't saying some citizens are considered a lower level of human, then I don't know what is.
Should even more laws come to pass that would effectively prevent some couples from marrying or having equal access to health insurance - like it should be anyone's business to decide for them - then a law must come to effect to increase their rate of pay and enable them to purchase health insurance elsewhere. Whatever happened to equal pay and benefits for equal work?
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