Baltimore Co. Police Officers Win Same-Sex Benefits Claim

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Two women sought health coverage for their spouses

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11/22/2011

"Two Baltimore County Police officers who were denied health benefits for their same-sex spouses have won their cases before an arbitrator, the first disputes of this kind to be decided in the department...

"Backed by their union, the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge No. 4, and Lambda Legal, a national gay-rights advocacy group with headquarters in New York City, the two women made their arguments to the arbitrator first in writing, then in oral arguments in Towson in September of this year."

Read more in the Baltimore Sun.