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The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists: Your endorsement of same-sex marriage perpetuates discrimination against unmarried patients


While the Congress has taken a step forward in recognizing that same-sex partnerships deserve the same employer-provided healthcare benefits as married ones, the endorsement does not advocate for "all patients" as claimed in the statement. Until unmarried people have the same access to healthcare, at the same rates, as couples, there is no equal healthcare coverage. And the Congress takes this one step further by supporting marital status discrimination in the form of the benefits of Social Security and rights to shared property enjoyed by the legally married.

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  • President, American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
    Jeanne A. Conry, MD, PhD

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