The New York Times, today: Obama Widens Medical Rights for Same-Sex Partners
“President Obama ordered his health secretary to issue new rules aimed at making it easier for gays and lesbians to make medical decisions for their partners.” Mr. Obama said; “Every day, all across America, patients are denied the kindness and caring of a loved one at their sides..”…”gay men and lesbians are “uniquely affected” because they are often barred from visiting partners with whom they have spent decades.”
[read here (link) for the whole article.]
i actually didn’t know about the old “rights”, and thanking whoever that nothing has ever happend to my love while we’ve been in the states. but, you go obama! my old english teacher from high school would probably cry of happiness if he was reading this blog post, perhaps not because of the new rights, but for me reading nytimes…haha. he always wanted the class to do that.