Think that Indiana can't further curtail domestic partnerships? Well think again. If Indiana legislatures follow the pattern of Michigan perhaps no public Indiana employee will be able to receive domestic partnership benefits. If you're an employee of Indiana University, Purdue University, or any other public employee that receives domestic partnership benefits you should be very concerned.
Michigan has recently introduced the "Public employee domestic partner benefit restriction act" - a demeaning piece of legislation that seeks to prevent any "medical benefits or other fringe benefits" to domestic partners of public employees. Representative Tom McMillin states that the goal of the legislation is to enforce the "will of the people who approved the 2004 anti-marriage equality amendment".
Let's be clear, this type of legislation is about one thing and one thing only, hate. This is designed to demean and disregard loving homosexual couples who contribute to society just like any other heterosexual couple. This type of legislation is pure discrimination.
Read more about Michigan's Recent Actions at the Michigan Messenger