This, to me, is one of the simplest, and most compassionate things Obama has ever done. And it won't cost one single dime.
It's also an issue that reasonable conservatives agree on, that people who are in a relationship deserve hospital visitation rights. During the AIDS crisis, the horror stories that came back through our community, about parents swooping in and banning the partner while the other was dying.
Thank you, Mr. President. And thank you to all the activists who kept the pressure on to make this happen.