LGBT guardsmen in N.C. eligible for spousal benefits

09/12/2013 | WSOC-TV (Charlotte, N.C.) · CBS News

The North Carolina National Guard announced Monday that it will begin processing benefits claims for same-sex couples despite an amendment in the state constitution that bars same-sex couples from getting married. A spokesman said the Guard unit will comply with the Pentagon's directive to extend benefits to same-sex spouses of service members, provided those couples were legally married in states that recognize same-sex marriage. Texas, Mississippi and Louisiana recently indicated they would not process benefits claims for same-sex spouses.

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WSOC-TV (Charlotte, N.C.) · CBS News

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