by Candace Wellman
Indigenous community mothers seem to have been an uncomfortable truth for historians and other writers that did not fit with the Euro-American mythology they sought to build around “the first white woman” in town. The result was their now-conspicuous absence.
SOURCE: History channel
Until 2002, the Church of England, of which the monarch is the head, would not recognize the marriage of any divorced person whose ex-spouse was still living.
SOURCE: Madman of Chu
by Andrew Meyer
Marriage has evolved (much more recently than most people imagine) to become a relationship between equals, thus there is no justification to exclude same-gender couples from the marital bond.
SOURCE: The Atlantic
by David M. Perry
Citing the work of historians that demonstrates the constant evolution of the institution, the U.S. Supreme Court decides to recognize a constitutional right to same-sex unions.
SOURCE: The Boston Globe
Is marriage necessary?
If the Census Bureau proceeds with a recently released plan, then in a few years’ time, we will know very little about how the contours of family life are changing.
SOURCE: Tampa Bay Times
New research indicates that cohabitation does not cause divorce.
SOURCE: New York Times
Marriage increasingly seen out of reach to all but educated elite.
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