West Seattle, Washington
Vincent, straight senior domestic partners will lose the same 250 rights that same-sex domestic partners will lose. The include
* the right to use sick leave to care for a seriously ill partner without losing your job,
* death benefits for partners of police and firefighters killed in the line of duty,
* pension benefits for the partners of teachers and other public servants,
* victim’s rights including the right of notification
* the right to workers comp benefits if you partner is killed in the course of employment,
* the right to adopt a partner’s child without paying for a home study.
all these rights are rights that married people get automatically.