Federal financial aid form to recognize same-sex parents
May 1st, 2013
07:31 AM ET
12 months ago

Federal financial aid form to recognize same-sex parents

New York (CNNMoney) - Even though the federal government doesn't recognize same-sex marriage, the Department of Education won't let this stance impact its financial aid decisions any longer.

Starting with the 2014-2015 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the form college students use to apply for federal financial aid, the department will use income and financial information from both same-sex parents to determine aid eligibility.

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  1. Dutch/Bad Newz, VA -aka- Take Back The House

    Thank goodness we have a federal agency that doesn't have it's head shoved up it's rectum. Good leadership Arne. Keep up the good work.

    May 1, 2013 07:54 am at 7:54 am |
  2. P G Williams

    (Genesis 2: 24 ; Ephesians 5: 30-32 "A GREAT MYSTERY")

    "It is a fearful thing to fall into the Hands of the Living God" (Hebrews 10: 31)
    "Knowing therefore The Terror of The Lord, we persuade Men...
    For the love of Christ constraineth us (2nd Corinthians 5: 11,14)
    "The shew of their countenance doth witness against them; and they declare
    THEIR SIN as Sodom, they hide it not. Woe unto their soul! for they have
    rewarded evil unto themselves" (Isaiah 3: 9 ; Jude verse 7).
    "I have overthrown some of you, as God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah" (Amos 4: 11)
    "Behold, I set before you this day a Blessing and a Curse"
    Blessing if ye Obey, Curse "if ye will not Obey" (Deuteronomy 11: 26-27)
    "He that keepeth the commandment keepeth his own soul;
    but he that despiseth His ways shall die"
    Wherefore COME OUT FROM AMONG THEM, AND BE YE SEPARATE, saith the Lord,
    AND TOUCH NOT THE UNCLEAN THING; AND I WILL RECEIVE YOU,
    AND WILL BE A FATHER UNTO YOU, AND YE SHALL BE
    MY SONS AND DAUGHTERS, saith The LORD ALMIGHTY" (2nd Corinthians 6: 17-18)

    ++++++

    May 1, 2013 08:13 am at 8:13 am |
  3. Rick McDaniel

    The hand out doors are wide open to anyone who wants to contribute to the bankrupting of America.

    May 1, 2013 08:28 am at 8:28 am |
  4. Al-NY,NY

    "but..but...but. They're sinners and sodomites" say the tightie righties.

    May 1, 2013 08:47 am at 8:47 am |