Chart of the day
May 23, 2012 Leave a comment
The divorce rate in Massachusetts before and after gay marriage (the yellow vertical line represents the implementation of gay marriage):
Okay, it’s only short-term, but for now it is quite clear that gay marriage has not destroyed traditional marriage. Click through to the piece at Slate and you can find similar figures for all the states that allow same-sex unions. The truth is that opponents make an empirical argument that same-sex marriage actually should lead to fewer marriages and more divorce, and to this point there’s basically zero evidence backing them up.