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An HRC report finding increased economic strain on children and families of same-sex parents.
Testimony from the NAACP before the Senate Judiciary Committee opposing the Federal Marriage Amendment.
Response to Pres. Bush's comments about "activist judges."
Statement on Marriage and the Family by the American Anthropological Association
The Log Cabin Republicans lay out their reasons for supporting marriage equality.
Resource guide for the study and discussion of the freedom to marry by Wider Church Ministries of the United Church of Christ.
Economic analysis of the cost of marriage discrimination for gay seniors.
Historical review of efforts to amend the US Constitution around marriage
A White Paper: An Analysis of the Law Regarding Same-Sex Marriages, Civil Unions, and Domestic Partn
American Bar Association analysis of marriage including implications for transgender people.
Summary of the legal issues surrounding marriage for transgender people.
Discussion of the role of the judiciary.
The protections and responsibilities of marriage in the District of Columbia code, most of which same-sex couples and their families are excluded from.
Copy of the decision in Goodridge v. Department of Public Health
Study demonstrating profound changes in social attitudes and practices toward gays and lesbians, and a willingness of agencies to accept them as parents.
CWLA affirms that LGBT parents are as well suited to raise children as their heterosexual counterparts.