For Richer, For Poorer
August 13, 2004
'Marriage is a basic human right.' The director of Freedom to Marry, gives a fresh legal perspective on same-sex marriages and civil rights. Wolfson, a veteran trial lawyer for landmark same-sex marriage cases, uses the legal advantages and disadvantages of marriage - heterosexual or otherwise - to highlight the importance of law and economics in civil unions. With the Federal Marriage Amendment in our not-so-distant past, find out exactly what benefits same-sex couples are denied.