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Supreme Court Could Consider Family Health Coverage For Lesbian Couple

The Associated Press/Washington Post: Four-Year Fight For Family Health Coverage Leads Lesbian Couple To Supreme Court's Door
Like a lot of newlyweds, Karen Golinski was eager to enjoy the financial fruits of marriage. Within weeks of her wedding, she applied to add her spouse to her employer-sponsored health care plan, a move that would save the couple thousands of dollars a year. Her ordinarily routine request still is being debated more than four years later, and by the likes of former attorneys general, a slew of senators, the Obama administration and possibly this week, the U.S. Supreme Court (11/26).

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