Ariz. man wins fight for same-sex death benefits

In this July 2014 photo provided by the Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, Fred McQuire, left, and George Martinez pose for photos at their wedding in California. Martinez was a Vietnam War veteran in the throes of the final stages of cancer when he and McQuire, his partner of 45 years, traveled from Arizona to California to fulfill one of his final wishes and get married. He died Aug. 28, 2014, and now McQuire is in the midst of a legal battle over Arizona's ban on gay marriage. (AP Photo/Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund)

A judge has handed a victory to a gay man who lost his spouse to cancer last month and was denied death benefits because Arizona does not recognize same-sex marriage.

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