The Sun Times writes, “Live-in partners of gay city employees would be barred from doing business with City Hall under an ethics change proposed Tuesday as a “first step” toward increased benefits and

The Sun Times writes, “Live-in partners of gay city employees would be barred from doing business with City Hall under an ethics change proposed Tuesday as a “first step” toward increased benefits and maybe even contract set-asides for gay- and lesbian-owned businesses.” CCI observes that this ethical quandry is the tip of the iceberg in terms of dealing with the legal/contractual implications of insuring homosexuals (eg, what happens to the coverage when partners “break-up”?) Cook County Catholics should express their opinions on this issue.