UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SECOND CIRCUIT
decided: March 26, 1975.
CLEO JOHNSON, ET AL., PLAINTIFFS-APPELLEES,
JOHN HARDER, DEFENDANT-APPELLANT
Appeal by Harder from a judgment by the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut, M. Joseph Blumenfeld, J., enjoining Connecticut regulations treating Old Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance benefits received by minor children under 42 U.S.C. § 402(d) (1970) as available to meet the need of their mother with respect to AFDC payments. Affirmed.
Kaufman, Chief Judge, Smith, Circuit Judge, and MacMahon, District Judge.*fn*
Author: Per Curiam
This case was affirmed in open court. In order to afford our decision precedential value,*fn1 however, and conclusively to resolve this issue within our circuit, we issue this brief per curiam. For the reasons stated by Chief Judge Kaufman in open court,*fn2 we affirm on Judge Blumenfeld's opinion below, 383 F. Supp. 174 (D. Conn. 1974).