Again, the issue of whether the city of Asheville should extend the same benefits for city employee’s domestic partners and they for spouses (and then-mayor, Terry Bellamy’s objection to recognizing such non-traditional arrangements, due to her personal religious beliefs) were the basis for this St. Patrick’s Day themed cartoon that also throws in references to the beer-drenched city’s claim to another Beer City USA title.

Longer strips like this one usually are easier to read when I stack the panels up vertically for online reading, so I hope the change in orientation is not too disorienting.