LGBT Groups Launch New Campaign For Same-Sex Military Families

Though Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell is no longer law, same-sex military couples are still detrimentally impacted by the Defense of Marriage Act and in some unique ways. Same-sex military spouses are not entitled to survivor benefits, and would not even be contacted if their partner was harmed or killed in combat. Freedom to Marry and the Servicemembers Legal Defense Network have teamed up to launch a new campaign called Freedom to Serve, Freedom to Marry to advocate for these families and the unfair way the government treats them. Watch their powerful new video about just how harmful DOMA can be: