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http://www.miamiherald.com/277/story/892447.html

As her partner of 17 years slipped into a coma, Janice Langbehn pleaded with staff to let her into the woman's hospital room. Despite legal proof of guardianship and "power of attorney," Langbehn and the couple's three adopted children were not recognized as family and denied access until eight hours later -- just as the last rites were performed.

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THey should've been admitted. But rules are rules.

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Those are always the toughest times for legalese and letter of the law honoring.

Glad they were finally able to spend time with her.

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But rules are rules.

well the legally adopted children ARE legally family and by law had to be allowed in.

this was a case of an out of control hospital staff, and it's going to cost them millions.

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well the legally adopted children ARE legally family and by law had to be allowed in.

this was a case of an out of control hospital staff, and it's going to cost them millions.

``This family deserves to have its day in court.''

Read: ``This lawyer deserves to have its day in court.''

That hospital could probably save many lives with the millions it will lose.

Sad really.

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well the legally adopted children ARE legally family and by law had to be allowed in.

this was a case of an out of control hospital staff, and it's going to cost them millions.

And that's the important thing, isn't it? Sue away!!! We're all better for that, I'm sure.

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so i guess the hospital should just go unpunished for illegal and immoral action and carry on to torment more families.

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so i guess the hospital should just go unpunished for illegal and immoral action and carry on to torment more families.

So people that believe it should be illegal for a gay couple to adopt a child and believe the lifestyle in and of itself is immoral should be tormented by people who can't follow the rules so they sue to get their way?

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So people that believe it should be illegal for a gay couple to adopt a child and believe the lifestyle in and of itself is immoral should be tormented by people who can't follow the rules so they sue to get their way?

you said yourself it wasn't fair, that they should've been admitted.

If you think it's ok for law to be arbitrarily unfair to people then this is an entirely different conversation.

you yourself rail against activist judges, if you don't want courts overturning laws based on their beliefs, and you want a passive government that doesn't legislate these sort of things then the only way to solve them is through civil court, through the marketplace, through "damages."

Unfortunately this is the only way the law will be changed.

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