California Man Dies While Waiting for Right to Marry

According to the Huffington Post:

“In March Derence Kernek and Ed Watson recorded a video requesting that California’s 9th Circuit Court allow Judge Vaughn Walker’s decision to overturn Prop 8 to stand. This request was due to Watson having recently been diagnosed with a rapid-onset Alzheimer’s. The couple wanted to be married while Watson still had memories of their 40 years together.”

“Close to midnight, on the eve of these arguments, Watson passed away due to complications from his quickly advancing Alzheimer’s and diabetes. He and Kernek were never married.”

Tell me why such horrible injustices still occur in 2011.

Here’s the video:

Read the full article on Huffington Post here.


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