A Historical Guide to the Future of Marriage for Same-Sex Couples
25 Pages Posted: 5 Mar 2008
This article critically analyzes the evolving history of marriage, prompted by the marriage equality claims brought by same-sex couples. The article includes a copy of an amicus brief submitted on behalf of historians to a New Jersey appellate court in Lewis v. Harris, an ultimately successful challenge to the denial of relationship recognition rights for same-sex couples.
Keywords: marriage, gay, same-sex, equality, equal protection, history
JEL Classification: K10, K19
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