The Influence of the Christian Right on Gay Marriage Laws in the Netherlands, Canada and the US

Cece Cox
2005
This study compares the status of marriage laws in the Netherlands, the first country to grant gay people marriage rights, Canada, which federally recognized gay and lesbian couples' marriages just weeks after this article was published, and the United States, where one state recognizes marriage but numerous state and federal initiatives are still underway to ban recognition of same-sex couples' marriages.  [Link]