A Huge Win for Marriage Equality

Ilya Shapiro reports, and points out why the Supreme Court's decision to deny certiorari to petitioners in same-sex marriage cases was so important: . . . Although it’s unusual for the Court to deny review in those rare cases where all parties urge it, there’s no current “circuit split” – all appellate courts have struck down …

Illinois Embraces Marriage Equality

Yesterday, the legislature in my home state passed a bill that will finally allow marriage equality by permitting same sex couples to tie the knot. A number of my social media friends--and lots of other people who are celebrating offline--are filled with joy because they get to marry and spend the rest of their lives with …

Want Your Kids to Be Better Educated and Wealthier?

Remain married to your spouse, if at all possible. Note that the positive effect of having parents that remain married is even stronger when the parents in question never even went to college. Note the following as well: The idea that marriages have such strong spillover effects strikes some as a spurious correlation. But there …