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Call To Action: Justice for Clay and Harold

Posted in Legal, LGBT Rights, Medical, News, You Fucked Up! with tags , , , , , , , , , , on April 19, 2010 by Chase

This is gonna be a long one folks, but this story needs to be posted in it’s entirety. This is required reading, especially in light of Obama’s recent memorandum regarding hospitals. In the name of human decency, this shit needs to get right, and it needs to happen right now.

(from the National Coalition for Lesbian Rights)  Clay and his partner of 20 years, Harold, lived in California. Clay and Harold made diligent efforts to protect their legal rights, and had their legal paperwork in place—wills, powers of attorney, and medical directives, all naming each other. Harold was 88 years old and in frail medical condition, but still living at home with Clay, 77, who was in good health.

One evening, Harold fell down the front steps of their home and was taken to the hospital…. Continue reading