Iowa's gay couples look for signs in high court arguments
A supporter of same-sex marriage, left, argues with opponents of same-sex marriage outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington on Tuesday as the justices heard arguments over the legalization of same-sex marriage.
Posted: Tuesday, March 26, 2013 12:00 am
WASHINGTON — Four years after winning the right to marry, Iowa's gay couples are watching this week's Supreme Court arguments closely for signs of whether they soon will have access to the same federal benefits enjoyed by straight couples.
Those include spousal veterans benefits, Social Security survivors' benefits and estate tax exemptions. It affects how couples file personal income taxes.
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Tuesday, March 26, 2013 12:00 am.