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Shaheen reintroduces bill to extend veterans benefits to same-sex spouses

Wednesday, January 28, 2015
U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.)
The Charlie Morgan Military Spouses Equal Treatment Act is named after a New Hampshire National Guard officer who died in 2013 after a battle with breast cancer. ...

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Shaheen: Same-sex benefits bill should apply to Veterans Affairs

Sunday, September 1, 2013
U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.)
CONCORD, N.H. -- U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire says she's planning to move forward with her bill that would grant benefits to same-sex married couples in the military after learning that legislation is still necessary to grant ...

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Senate committee advances military spouses, veterans benefits bills

Wednesday, July 24, 2013
WASHINGTON -- The Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs on Wednesday approved a package of bills to improve benefits and health care services for veterans and their families, including the Charlie Morgan Military Spouses Equal Treatment Act. ...

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N.H. Senator testifies in support of military benefits for same-sex spouses

Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Charlie Morgan
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) on Wednesday urged members of the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs to pass a bill that would provide key military benefits for same-sex spouses of gay service members. ...

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House, Senate bills aim to equalize benefits for same-sex military families

Friday, February 15, 2013
Charlie Morgan
A pair of bills introduced in the U.S. Congress this week would change the definition of "spouse" in four areas of U.S. Code related to recognition, support, and benefits for married service members and veterans, in an effort to provide ...

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Charlie Morgan, fighter for LGBT military equality, succumbs to cancer

Sunday, February 10, 2013
Charlie Morgan, a Chief Warrant Officer of the New Hampshire National Guard and a plaintiff in a lawsuit challenging the federal Defense of Marriage Act, died Sunday after a long battle with breast cancer, according to a statement by OutServe-SLDN. ...

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Cancer-stricken soldier fights for her life, family’s equality

Wednesday, July 18, 2012
The Morgan family.
Freedom to Marry and Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN) on Wednesday released a new online video featuring Chief Warrant Officer (CW2) Charlie Morgan and her wife, Karen, spotlighting the inequalities forced upon gay and lesbian service members by the federal ...

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Lesbian guardsman calls on Boehner to drop DOMA defense

Saturday, February 11, 2012
Charlie Morgan
WASHINGTON — A lesbian guardsman suffering from cancer called on U.S. House Speaker John Boehner this week to stop defending the anti-gay Defense of Marriage Act in court. ...

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