When I was young, I assumed government would lift people out of poverty. But those policies often do more harm than good.
A million hypotheticals bloom in arguments over when and where the government may compel speech.
The policy has some bipartisan support, despite the fact that it has mostly been a failure since its inception.
This isn't something radical. It basically just affirms a status quo supported by the polls.
Congress should not forget that they can legislate in response to Supreme Court rulings.
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If passed, same-sex couples wouldn’t need to worry about Supreme Court precedents.
The EconTalk host and Wild Problems author talks about the limits of cost-benefit analyses.
A compromise to protect religious freedom may bring on more Republican support.
Whether the federal government should be subsidizing families at all is another matter.
Marco Rubio Says He Won't Vote To Eliminate the Defense of Marriage Act, But His Explanation Makes No Sense
Rubio says states should decide marriage laws, but DOMA is a federal law that overruled state regulation.
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A new survey of single people confirms that we have more sexual choices than ever. Match.com's chief science adviser explains why such a libertarian outcome doesn't lead to libertinism.
A bride-to-be says the regulation is an irrational and unconstitutional restriction on her special day.
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Cambridge Will Recognize Polyamorous Partnerships and Other Domestic Arrangements With More Than 2 Adults
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Do COVID-19 Complications With Marriage Licenses Show It's Time To Get the Government Out of Marriage?
Post-pandemic deregulation will be more complicated than it looks.
Adultery and prostitution outweigh spousal and child abuse in USCIS guidelines, but ultimately the call is made on a case-by-case basis.
Lawsuit Challenges State Department Policy Discriminating Against Foreign-Born Children of Same-Sex Married Couples
The policy denies citizenship to some children of married US-citizen same-sex couples if the child is born abroad, in situations where the child of opposite-sex couples are automatically considered citizens. It is a clear case of unconstitutional sex discrimination.
For once, a government agency's gaffe didn't do any real harm.
State Department Demands Spouses of Gay Diplomats, U.N. Staff Get Legally Married to Visit—Even if They Can't
An absurdly petty intersection of anti-gay and anti-foreigner policies.
Why do adults need a judge's approval to be married, anyway?
Happy Valentine's Day! Here's Why You Shouldn't Get Married If You Earn About as Much as Your Partner!
Tax penalties for getting married hit low-income and high-income couples alike. And getting divorced is now more expensive too!
Three men declare themselves wed. It's not clear if the government will recognize it.
Watching porn "may have negative effects on marital stability," said sociologist Samuel Perry.
Brown family case was not about getting legal recognition from the state.
The measure would end permanent alimony and establish a presumption of equal rights in child custody disputes.
Have whatever ceremony you want (or not) and just file your paperwork.