New Law for Same-Sex Partners to Discriminate Against Man-Wife Inmates

Excerpt: Prisons in Oregon are preparing to offer inmates who claim a same-sex partnership special privileges specifically denied married inmates, a memo from state officials has confirmed. The e-mailed memo from Max Williams, director of the Oregon Department of Corrections, was sent to workers in his department.

The memo referenced two state laws, Senate Bill 2 and House Bill 2007, through which lawmakers created legally recognized partnerships for same-sex duos.

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