Empiricism to the Rescue? Do State DOMA’s Actually “Protect” Traditional Marriage

There is a new on-line law review article that throws down the gauntlet on the question whether state-enacted DOMA statutes and constitutional amendments actually “protect” traditional marriage.  As of May 2014, same-sex marriage will have been legal in Massachusetts for a decade.  Since then, 14 states and the District of Columbia have made it possible for same-sex couples to marry, and two more states are about to join that group: Illinois (pending the governor’s signature … <Read More>