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Why Same-Sex Marriage Will Not Repeat The Errors Of No-Fault Divorce, Austin R. Caster Jan 2010

Why Same-Sex Marriage Will Not Repeat The Errors Of No-Fault Divorce, Austin R. Caster

Austin R Caster

Because so many negative ramifications resulted from changing marriage laws through no-fault divorce legislation, it is understandable that those who rightfully feared no-fault divorce would also fear any additional changes to the definition of marriage. Those fears are unfounded as applied to same-sex marriage legislation, however, because the same consequences resulting from no-fault divorce do not apply to same-sex marriage. Whereas changing marriage exit rights through laws such as no-fault divorce legislation resulted in an increased divorced rate throughout the world, the opposite has happened in countries that have allowed same-sex marriage laws by changing marriage entrance rights. Society has ...