Jan Brewer asks Supreme Court to overturn ruling allowing benefits for same-sex partners

Jan Brewer asks Supreme Court to overturn same-sex benefits rulingBY MOLLIE REILLY
Huffington Post Gay Voices

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer (R) has requested that the Supreme Court overturn a ruling that allows state employees to keep their same-sex partners on their benefits, including health insurance.

Brewer filed a petition for a writ of certiorari on July 2, requesting that the high court overturn the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit’s September 2011 ruling in Diaz vs. Brewer. The pushback comes three months after the Ninth Circuit denied a request by Arizona state lawyers to re-hear the case with an 11-judge panel.

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