From the formation of the party in the s, leading members publicly articulated homophobic sentiment and the party wields its power to resist key gay rights policy changes. Another US study in found no evidence that allowing same-sex couples to marry reduces the opposite-sex marriage rate.
There also is some significant costsnot only in money but in time, in working all of this out.
Bernadette C. It is a challenge to save that money as well as a down payment for a house, she said. October 17th, 1. They are also now contributing to economic growth in a new way: as a legally married couple. For a full list of publications see here. Supreme Court heard long-awaited arguments on four cases related to same-sex marriage.
They will also be more productive, due to increased self-esteem and lack of the stress caused by being seen as deviant or inferior. And the state could certainly use the money; California has been mired in a budget crisis for years.
It would alleviate payroll headaches for many businesses: According to PBSmany companies argue that by not legalizing same-sex marriage, the U. Our analysis In each state, we looked at consumer spending on weddings, the self-identified gay and lesbian population and overall marriage rates.
The couple rents an apartment in Bayonne, New Jersey, but hopes to buy a house in Connecticut, she said. More from Economy.
In principle, the same productivity gains could arise from a co-habitation or de facto relationship. On June 17, the Supreme Court threw out an Oregon court's ruling against a bakery that refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. Leaders who are shaping the future of business in creative ways.
From the formation of the party in the s, leading members publicly articulated homophobic sentiment and the party wields its power to resist key gay rights policy changes. Caruso said they balance saving for the down payment with day-to-day expenses as well as unforeseen ones, like getting their car fixed for a couple of hundred dollars when it broke down.