Two months after the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, the Treasury Department on Thursday ruled that legally married same-sex couples will be treated as married for federal tax purposes.
The decision has a host of implications, even for same-sex married couples who now live in states that don't recognize same-sex marriage.
It affects how they will be treated in terms of federal income taxes, federal estate and gift taxes, the tax breaks they get for employer-sponsored health insurance and other benefits....
Now which administration's DOJ, DOD, and IRS brought all this about???? Which party's president has been a HUGE advocate for the so called LGBT community? Which DOJ is going after staunchly held religious beliefs of the people? An independent would realize that is NOT the party we need in power if we hope to see laws that allow us to live a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty
Ah, this is what was expected to happen, and something I have railed (but not in abusive language) against from the very beginning. Even some non-Christians can see the folly of queer marriages. The Secular Case Against Gay Marriage.