Marriage Musings from SCOTUS to ‘Honey, I’m Good’


The last paragraph of Justice Anthony Kennedy’s majority opinion in Obergefell v. Hodges received a fair bit of attention amidst all the rainbow-flag waving in recent weeks: “No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice, and family. In forming a marital union, two people become [Read More...]

The Myth of Male Religious Power?


Stephanie Coontz is spot-on in her analysis of “The Myth of Male Decline” in the September 29 New York Times: Several of the authors of [recent] books posit that we are on the verge of a “new majority of female breadwinners,” where middle-class wives lord over their husbands while demoralized single men take refuge in [Read More...]