Same-Sex Marriage

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By Jeanne Nagle

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According to the most recent federal census, there are around 777,000 same-sex couples living in the United States. Individual states decide whether to award legal status to same-sex partnerships. Married couples enjoy certain legal, religious, and societal benefits that are exclusive to this institution. Students learn about the history of marriage, the legal ramifications, and what's at stake in this fascinating topic and debate. Additional information is provided on civil unions and domestic partnerships. This thoughtful book provides an overview of the challenges and what the future may hold for this highly controversial issue.

Same-Sex Marriage