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struggle4progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-11-09 10:24 PM
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American Falls Lesbian Couple Denied Family Pool Pass
By Danielle Grant, Local News 8 Reporter

... The two claim the staff at the swimming pool facility told them they didn't fit the description of a family and couldn't get the reduced rate ...

"We're a family. We live together. This is our family and she said, No it doesn't work that way.' A family is a mom, dad and children. I was like are you kidding me?" said Amber Koger, who got turned away ...

"The five-year-old asked, Why did she say that, why aren't we a family?' And we had to explain to him that we are a family," Koger explained.

Koger did get the discount but still had to pay for her partner and niece separately ...

http://www.localnews8.com/Global/story.asp?S=10514373&n...
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struggle4progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-11-09 10:25 PM
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1. The facility is apparently not only intolerant but also unsafe:
Teen Still in Critical Condition After Dive at Lava Hot Springs
http://www.kpvi.com/Global/story.asp?S=10434903
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