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Contact: Martin Cothran
According to Martin Cothran, senior policy analyst for The Family Foundation, the report contains a recommended affidavit that domestic partners would be expected to sign to indicate that they were really in a “long term” relationship. “This report also shows that UK thinks it can just ignore the 75 percent of voters who just two years ago approved an amendment to the Kentucky Constitution prohibiting the creation of a legal status similar to marriage,” said Cothran.
“A couple of things are pretty clear now,” said Cothran. “The first is that this report shows
The report, authored by the “Work-Life Committee,” argued that such benefits were needed to make
But the report also gives ammunition to opponents of the plan by admitting that it will cost hundreds of thousands of university dollars. “This report shreds the argument that this plan won’t cost taxpayers any money by admitting that this will cost the university hundreds of thousands of dollars, and that taxpayers will be expected to contribute—whether they like it or not.”