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Arguably One of the Best Quotes of the Marriage Equality Movement

Madelynn Taylor served in the Navy for six years.  When Don’t Ask Don’t Tell was repealed and part of DOMA was overturned, she gained the right to be buried with her wife in any national cemetery.  The problem is, the Idaho Division of Veterans services rejected her application to be buried with her wife in the cemetery in her home town because it is bound by state law.  In Taylor’s words, “I don’t see where the ashes of a couple old lesbians is going to hurt anyone.”  Maybe they’re worried about knocking one of the urns over and releasing a glittery, rainbow hued gay-ridden ash cloud of terror that will wake the dead?  I thought we were making the zombies by passing out those cookies to people!

Idaho Won’t Allow Lesbian Veteran to be Buried With Her Wife – ThinkProgress

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