It is a debate raging across the country and a hot issue on the current social and political agenda here in New York.
Gay or straight, does it matter?
In the Southern Tier Finger Lakes region of New York is a husband and a wife who, married now for 13 years, are not allowed to live together and not allowed to freely associate.
There is no divorce, there is no history of domestic violence, they were not poor or receiving government assistance — they were a happily married loving couple minding their own business, living their own lives, going to work every day, no trouble with the law, paying their taxes.
Then, suddenly, the husband was involved in a serious accident which left him neurologically and physically incapacitated. As would most individuals in such a situation, the wife was advised to seek legal guardianship of her husband. She hired an attorney, papers were filed in court and the wife expected she would be appointed guardian, uncontested, and soon her husband would be receiving “home-care” back in the loving environment of their marital residence.
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Gay or Straight, it Doesn't Matter
Gary Harvey - Government Intrusion