Obama moves to expand government benefits for gay couples in states without same-sex marriage

  • by: JOSH LEDERMAN , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 20, 2014 - 7:30 PM

WASHINGTON — A year after the Supreme Court struck down a law barring federal recognition of gay marriages, the Obama administration granted an array of new benefits Friday to same-sex couples, including those who live in states where gay marriage is against the law.

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