The Decline and Fall of the Case Against Same-Sex Marriage
2 U. St. Thomas L.J. 5 (2004)
29 Pages Posted: 18 Dec 2020 Last revised: 25 May 2021
Date Written: September 1, 2004
Negative empirical claims about same-sex couples, such as the notion that gay people cannot sustain lasting relationships, have been refuted. In response, contemporary arguments against same-sex marriage deftly avoid making any empirical claims at all. This paper examines these arguments and shows the costs of this growing insulation from reality.
Keywords: same-sex marriage, gay rights
JEL Classification: k10, k19, k30, k39
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