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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 veterans in same-sex marriages those same benefits.

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Senate committee advances military spouses, veterans benefits bills

| Wednesday, July 24, 2013
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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 key military benefits for same-sex spouses of gay service members.

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

| Sunday, February 10, 2013
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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
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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 Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).

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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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