Dying Man's Husband To Be Deported

Remy Stern ยท 08/21/11 02:09PM

Seven years ago in Massachusetts, Bradford Wells married his long-time partner, Anthony John Makk. They have now been together for 19 years. Sometime this week โ€” by Thursday at the latest โ€” Anthony John Makk will be forcibly removed from the country. He is Australian, and the government has denied him permanent residency. Which it can do, because the federal government doesn't recognize same-sex marriage.