Show of HandsShow of Hands

MrMilkdud November 13th, 2014 5:44pm

My health insurance has started covering same sex unions. They define a "spouse" as a person of the opposite sex who is legally married. A "Domestic Partner" is a person of the same or opposite sex who is legally married or living together. This is:

11 Liked

Comments: Add Comment

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
11/15/14 5:01 am

"Tolerance" run wild. Marriage is heterosexual. Cohabitation is immoral.

Reply
crazyjane New Jersey
11/13/14 7:20 pm

Both should be spouse.

Reply
thebarr
11/13/14 7:20 pm

Sounds like they got it right.

IamBorderPatrol North Texas
11/13/14 1:08 pm

Why can't this be a good compromise for all

Liberty 4,032,064
11/13/14 11:14 am

I don't see how expanding into new markets could ever be construed as discrimination...

Reply
MrMilkdud
11/13/14 10:50 am

I'd also like to point out that this is a Catholic organization, and the coverage is not required by law or the result of any legal settlements.

Reply
corino Utah
11/13/14 11:57 am

Does your insurance company do business in California?

genuflect University of Minnesota
11/13/14 10:47 am

We can agree that it is a step up without bickering over socially constructed labels.

Reply
ScrewU Gone
11/13/14 12:26 pm

I don't see it as a step up. I see it as more people I have to pay for.

MrAngerer
11/13/14 10:45 am

Same treatment + different name = same rights

Reply
corino Utah
11/13/14 12:01 pm

One could argue that there are financial reasons for treating them different that have nothing to do with discrimination.

corino Utah
11/13/14 12:03 pm

Two guys obviously don't need maternity care. Is it discrimination to charge them extra for a service they don't need or is it discrimination to treat them different then everyone else?

ScrewU Gone
11/13/14 12:28 pm

They have to pay for it regardless. It's required by DHS.