Initially it looked as though Texas refused to process benefits, now it appears they may have caved.
Snubbing Hagel, Obama, and the US Supreme Court, Texas is refusing to give federal benefits to married gay troops.
An assortment of stories I didn’t get to, so you get them all at once in snippet format :)
A number of red-state National Guards are outright defying an order from US Sec. of Defense Hagel.
National Guard in 9 mostly-southern red states have defied DOD orders to recognize spouses of gay troops.