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Department of Veterans Affairs: Gay spouses might not be eligible for federal benefits

Veterans in same-sex marriages may continue to be unable to receive some federal marriage benefits for their spouses and families, even though the Defense of Marriage Act was struck down. In a letter to Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki said Title 38 of the United States…

Jon Stewart outraged U.S. has flying kill bots but can’t fix Veterans Affairs backlog

On his show Wednesday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart blasted President Barack Obama for failing to fix the growing backlog at the Department of Veterans Affairs while arguing the government could be a force for good. Though Democrats have argued many of the country’s woes are due to…

New programs help drive veteran homelessness down 12 percent

In midst of the various challenges U.S. veterans face returning home from war, they received a welcome bit of news on Tuesday morning. Homelessness declined by 12 percent for veterans between January 2010 and January 2011, according to figures from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of…

NC Congressman: military vets ‘religiously disenfranchised’ in chapel

Here we go with the “Christian nation” and religious persecution complex again. (OneNewsNow): North Carolina Congressman Robin Hayes says some officials with the Department of Veterans Affairs are engaging in anti-Christian discrimination. Last year officials with the Department of Veterans Affairs ordered the VA Hospital in Fayetteville to remove all…

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