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Right the Wrongs

Parshat Masey (Numbers 33:1-36:13)

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/torah_portion/article/right_the_wrongs_20050805

Last January, I breathed a sigh of relief. The new domestic partnership law went into effect in the state of California, giving senior citizen and same-gender couples a range of state rights nearly equal to the rights given married couples in California. In so doing, California became second only to Massachusetts in seeking to extend the civil rights of its residents, and many members of the Los Angeles Jewish community, myself included, knew we finally had the legal protections in place that are so critically important to the security of our families.

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