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Military Personnel in Same-Sex Marriages Sue for Spouse Benefits

  A group of married gay and lesbian military personnel have sued the federal government in an attempt to obtain the same benefits as married heterosexual military personnel. The lawsuit states that the government’s Defense of Marriage Act violates their constitutional rights and asks the military to recognize their marriages and provide spousal benefits. Under …

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High Ethics: VA Research

Research is the basis for the advancement of many different scientific disciplines, and very often, this research requires carefully constructed experiments.  The ethics that govern research and experiments with human participants have changed dramatically over the past century.  For example, one of the most famous psychological experiments was done by John Watson in 1920.  The experiment involved …

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