Friday, April 16, 2010

Obama orders hospitals to be slightly more human

What's fucked up about this is that he had to step in to stop hospital's scummy behaviour in the first place. Who visits a patient should not be left up to them.

President Obama mandated Thursday that nearly all hospitals extend visitation rights to the partners of gay men and lesbians and respect patients' choices about who may make critical health-care decisions for them, perhaps the most significant step so far in his efforts to expand the rights of gay Americans.

But of course there are some who think it should be otherwise

But opponents of same-sex marriage have called the visitation issue a red herring, arguing that advocates want to provide special rights for gays that other Americans do not have. A spokesman for one group said the president's move was part of a broader effort to appease gays and to undermine the institution of marriage.

Shocking the depts some will go and what they will say when driven by their hatred.

Read more here.

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