Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

On Marriage

The Huff Post recently ran an editorial on marriage by two law professors:

President Obama’s strong support for same-sex marriage is strong support for the institution of marriage itself. It's a vital step toward a revitalized institution better equipped to address the needs of today’s families.

Those who think and talk like Rush Limbaugh – who called the president’s statement a “war on traditional marriage” -- have championed the policies underlying the real war. Research on contemporary marriage such as Brad Wilcox's "When Marriage Disappears" shows that the ability to sustain a long-term, two-parent relationship (with any sex) is increasingly a function of class. Our research in Red Families v. Blue Families reveals that it is also the product of a conservative economic program that has wreaked havoc on the family lives of struggling Americans.

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same sex marriage is going to be a hot button political issue for the forseeable future.

Posted by: Tulsa Divorce Lawyers | May 18, 2012 5:52:58 PM

same sex marriage is so akward to hear but , if those to same sex is love each other maybe is so wonderful to have there own wedding party !

Posted by: earl | Jan 22, 2013 4:52:16 AM

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