Important New Family-Structure Study

The journal Demography has just published a very interesting article that reexamines the claims of a 2010 study that suggested (and was widely reported) as showing that children raised by ...

Democrats, Marriage and Religious Freedom

The Democratic party’s platform committee has approved a plank on redefining marriage. Here’s what it says: We support the right of all families to have equal respect, responsibilities, and protections under ...

Bad History in the DOMA Debate

The plaintiffs in one of the lawsuits challenging DOMA (the first California case to get to the Ninth Circuit) have filed their brief with the court and are reportedly arguing, ...

A Result in Search of a Rationale

This morning a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit issued an opinion holding the Federal Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional. The court rejected the implausible ...