11/10/2013 08:38 pm ET Updated Jan 23, 2014

Texas And 5 Other States Resist Processing Benefits For Gay Couples


On the morning of Sept. 3, the first day the Pentagon said they could, Alicia Butler and her spouse, Judith Chedville, who is a Texas Army National Guard officer, went to Austin’s Camp Mabry so Ms. Butler could get a military spouse identification card and register for the same federal marriage benefits provided to wives and husbands of heterosexual service members.

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