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If people want commodities like: love, company, doing tasks together, they are better off if marriage is permitted. David Crosling/AAP

What economics has to say about same-sex marriage

It's better for the economy for more people to be married because of productivity and efficiency gains. This whole framework doesn't require people to be of the same or different sex.
Many animals form life-long partnerships, but they’re not always about sex. Brett Sayer/Flickr

Not every partnership is about sex

Many animals, including humans, form long-term partnerships, but some are same-sex, suggesting they're not all about raising offspring but some other form of cooperation.
A protestor outside the Supreme Court during the oral argument for Obergefell v Hodges. Ted Eytan/flickr

The surprises in the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage decision

What are the consequences of defining marriage as a "fundamental liberty"? And what difference will this ruling make to discrimination against gays and lesbians in other areas of life?

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